23 - 30 Abril 2011
Saturday 23 April
- 10:30 Transporte por padres al nuevo aeropuerto de Alicante
- 11:10 Encuentro en el aeropuerto de Alicante frente al mostrador de Iberia
- 13:10 Salida del vuelo Iberia IB5331 a Madrid
- 14:10 Llegada Madrid Barajas, terminal 4
- 18:00 Salida Madrid Barajas, terminal 4S, con Iberia IB3762
- 22:55 Arrival at Ataturk Airport Istanbul; Pick up, journey to AÇI school downtown, meeting and staying with families: everything went without complications and we went to bed at about 01:00 on Sunday morning
Sunday 24 April
|We met the students at 11:00 downtown, where they had brunch together with their turqish fellow students. Later on they went with them ????. |
Beverley and Horst went with Alejandro walking along the Bosphorus. In the evening we had dinner together with Kerim.
Monday 25 April
Monday morning, like all other days except Friday, the spanish students arrived together with their fellow students at AÇI Highschool, where they had a history lecture in English, everyday by another teacher.
Later on we walked to the Süleymaniye Mosque (map), than we went by tram, furniculare and metro to Kanyon Shopping Mall, where the students played Laser tag. In the evening we had dinner together with all students.
Tuesday 26 April
Later we briefly visited the Grand Bazaar.
Wednesday 27 April
Wednesday with our guide Sina Kural we went thru a street with ongoing road works the Galata Tower, than we walked towards the Taksim Square (map). After another Kebab we went by metro to Dolmabahçe Palace, but had neither enough time nor money to enter. The school transport service took us to a Istinye Park Shopping Mall.
Thursday 28 April
Friday 29 April
Friday no classes took place and we were together all day with the turkish students. We went all day to one of the Princes Islands, Büyükada. Lea and Asia unfortunately could not come with us. In the evening the students joined 12 grade turkish students for a farewell dinner. At midnight they came to AÇI Highschool, where they slept few hours until they had to go at Saturday morning 04:00 to the Atatürk airport.
Saturday 30 April
- 04:00 Meeting at school, transport to Ataturk airport terminal I
- 06:55 Departure with IB3763 to Madrid Barajas
- 10:15 Arrival at Madrid barajas, terminal 4S
- 11:40 Departure from Madrid Barajas terminal 4 with IB5330
- 12:40 Arrival at Alicante, reception by parents and transport to Benidorm
- 14:00 Arrival at Benidorm