Unique Insights in Western and Eastern Turkey Travel:
Understanding the settings of the "Seven Churches" in Asia Minor helps interpret the enigmatic Book of Revelation.
Central Anatolia and Eastern Turkey host archaeological sites of the earliest cities to be visited by the missionary journeys of St. Paul.
Special Features of Western and Eastern Turkey Trip:
Turkey is an interesting non-Arab, moderate Muslim country. The economic development in the East has opened new roads with safe itineraries. We will learn about the Whirling Dervishes, Armenians, Syrians and the Kurds.
Highlights of Western and Eastern Turkey Travel:
The major sites visited in Western Turkey are Hieropolis, Laodicea, Colossae, Aphrodesia, Philadelphia, Ephesus, Thyratiria, Pergamum and Istanbul.
The major sites to be visited in Eastern and Central Turkey are: Lake Van, Mt. Ararat, Urartia, Urfa/Edessa (City of Martyrs), the Euphrates River, Haran, Antioch on the Orontes, Samandag, arsus, the Ciclician Gates, Konya, Derbe, Lystra, Goreme, and the underground churches of Cappadocia.