“The next day we were to leave Istanbul and drive to the host school in Usak and to the families. But it didn’t leave until the evening, so we had plenty of time to explore and explore the wonders of Istanbul. We spent the whole day walking around the city and were in several squares and in a large bazaar with a remarkable variety of products for sale. We left Istanbul around eight in the evening and arrived in Usak at four in the morning due to a nine-hour trip.
The next day we only had a Spanish and French workshop on local music in the morning and we had a rest in the afternoon.
On Wednesday morning, as every day, we had a workshop of some countries, in this case Bulgarian and Portuguese. In the afternoon we went to the center of Usak, where we were in the ancient long-destroyed Greek city and the Ulubean Canyon.
The next morning, we had our workshop on Czech music, I think we were very successful and at the end we managed to attract attention with a performance in the form of a musical performance. The Turks had a workshop after us, where they showed us traditional Turkish dances and songs. After lunch we went to visit Hierapolis ancient city and the salt lakes near the town of Denizli.
Early on Friday morning we took a bus to Izmir when we visited Sirince village and another ancient tureAfter dinner, the boys and I walked through the evening city and walked along the waterfront.”
This article has been written by Stepan, a student from the Czech team