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Author: faust

Joined: 8/6/2011
Posts: 1
Trips Taken: 14
Traveler Since: 2006

October 05, 2013

Just returned from Turkey, with the pre-trip to Athens. We highly recommend this trip! Turkey unfolds as an exotic, fascinating country rich in well preserved ancient ruins as well as the monumental palaces and mosques of today. A++ trip.

paul and sue

Author: mertziek

Joined: 9/2/2010
Posts: 33
Trips Taken: 5
Traveler Since: 2010

October 05, 2013

Did this trip in October 2011 and thought it was wonderful, especially all of the ruins.  Also did the post trip and enjoyed the religious sites a lot.  Rama Enol was our guide and what an enthusiastic gal.  Made the trip that much better.

Author: tickledpink

Joined: 9/10/2013
Posts: 15
Trips Taken: 4
Countries Visited:

Rhine & Danube Christmas markets cruises, Egypt, Jordan, Turkey, UK, Ireland, most of Western Europe, Scandinavia, Leningrad no-visa cruise from Helsinki in '78, Hawaii, Alaska, NYC, Florida, Arizona & Utah national parks, Sedona and North Dakota.

Traveler Since: 1995

October 05, 2013

I did this trip in May 2011 - Rana Erol was my program director, too and she was awesome! I really want to go back to Turkey - there is so much to see. I love all the poppies that covered the fields and the ruins. A couple of hotels were so-so, but the food was fantastic and the Turkish people were so welcoming. One of my best trips!

Author: merleo

Joined: 4/23/2012
Posts: 26
Trips Taken: 12
Traveler Since: 1996

October 06, 2013

To previous Crossroads of Turkey posters:  I leave for Turkey on the 24th and am so looking forward to it and now with all of the positive feedback, I m glad that Turkey came to the top of my bucket list this year and may I have a great PD as well!

Author: donco6

Joined: 10/13/2013
Posts: 1
Trips Taken: 0
Countries Visited:

Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Australia, Canada, Mexico and all over the U.S.


November 03, 2013

I'm signed up for Crossroads of Turkey and the Urfa extension in March 2014.  Can't wait!  Good to see all the positive comments. 

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