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From Legends to History: Turkey's Legacy of Civilizations and Culture

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Program #12828RJ
17 Days | 16 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderately Challenging
Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
See our Small Group programs.
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
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James B. Sep 15, 2014 at 12:52 PM

If you happen to get the AWE channel, this evening's "Wonders of the World" program is 30 minutes on the Hagia Sophia. (I just checked to see whether this program is available on Amazon Prime but couldn't find it).

James


James B. Sep 14, 2014 at 11:09 AM

So it's 2-1/2 weeks until the October 1st program starts. I'm James from Overland Park, Kansas. I've read "A Traveller's History of Turkey" by Richard Stoneman (5th edition) and "Crescent and Star" by Stephen Kinzer; but I've gotten bogged down in the middle of "Birds without Wings" by Louis de Bernieres. And I've done a fair amount of web research about the places we'll be visiting. My other Road Scholars experiences include India (November 2013) and Russia (April-May 2014). My late wife and I spent 3 weeks in Istanbul in 2011 but this will be my first time in Anatolia. Looking forward to hearing from fellow travelers!


Deborah Greenstein Sep 03, 2014 at 11:50 AM

Anyone on the Oct. 15 trip?
Morris Edwards Sep 11, 2014 at 06:54 PM

My wife, Jeanne, and I are on this trip. We live in New London, NH. Morris Edwards


Thomas Flynn Aug 13, 2014 at 03:29 PM

My wife, Joyce and I (Tom) are enrolled (leaving Sept 10). We live in southern CT and will fly from JFK.
Premium Email Subscriber Aug 13, 2014 at 04:37 PM

We are doing a lot of traveling before meeting the program in Ankara. We arrive in ankara the 17th in the evening and are meeting our son Paul there. We took an extra night in the hotel so perhaps we will see you there during the day.


Joyce Thompson Aug 01, 2014 at 08:29 PM

My husband Phil and I are enrolled. We live in southern California.


Michael Rohrbach Aug 01, 2014 at 04:21 PM

I am enrolled in this program, who else is in it going to Turkey


Michael Rohrbach Aug 01, 2014 at 04:14 PM

I am enrolled in this program, who else is in it


Nancy Bleakley Jul 01, 2014 at 04:14 PM

Joyce, I got a typhoid shot and had already gotten the Hepititas shots years before, but I don't think you have to worry about anything. I think only one member of our group got stomach trouble.


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