Our trip of a lifetime


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Our trip of a lifetime

  1. 1. Our Trip of a Lifetime By Shannon Molloy and Sarah Hart
  2. 2. CountriesTurkey- Developed ( First World)India- Developing ( Second World)Haiti- Under Developed ( ThirdWorld)
  3. 3. India• India is located in Southern Asia• It borders China, Nepal and Pakistan• The capital city is New Delhi• The currency is the Indian rupee• The official religion is Hinduism• More than one billion people live in India• The national language is Hindi• The main colours on the flag are green, white and orange
  4. 4. Mumbai (Bollywood)• Mumbai is one of Indias largest cities• The reason why we went to Mumbai is Bollywood• More films are made every year in Bollywood then in Hollywood!• It is the heart of the moviemaking industry• The costumes we saw in Bollywood were amazing• Most of the actresses were wearing Saris• A sari is a piece of material wrapped around the body
  5. 5. Mumbai (Bollywood)• Saris come in a variety of colures, patterns and designs• The music in the films is mostly upbeat and lively• Devdas and Laagan are two famous Bollywood films
  6. 6. Haiti• Haiti is located in the Caribbean• It is the western part of the island Hispaniola• The capital city is Port-au-Prince• The currency is the Haitian Gourde• The official religion is Catholicism• The national language in Haiti is French• The main colours on the flag are blue, red and white
  7. 7. Port-au-Prince• On Tuesday January 12th 2010 a devastating earthquake hit the Port-au-Prince in Haiti• It measured 7.0 on the Richter Scale• The effects of this earthquake were brutal• Buildings everywhere were destroyed• Over 200,000 people died• Many were found dead under rubble• Billions of dollars in aid has been sent to Haiti
  8. 8. Port-au-Prince• Organisations such as Unicef and Red Cross and working in Haiti• This earthquake was a tragedy• Port-au-Prince is a now a ruined city• It is filled with rubble and the remains of buildings
  9. 9. Facts on Turkey• Flag: Red with a white moon and star.• Location: Borders the Black Sea, the Mediterranean, the Aegean and the Marmara Sea.• Currency: Turkish lira• Language: Turkish• Religion: Islam is the largest religion in turkey (96%)
  10. 10. Ephesus and the House of the Virgin Mary.• We chose to go to Ephesus because we had heard about the city at home and we wanted to see the House of Mary.• 90% of the city is still underground• Cleopatra Show• The House of the Virgin Mary is were Mary lived with John.• Took water from fountain and put wish/prayer on wall.