Monday, October 7, 2013


Last time we learned about Russia.
Next up is Turkey!

Just like Russia, Turkey is part of both Europe and Asia
It is on the very Southeastern edge of Europe.
(from: wikipedia - turkey)

For breakfast in Turkey you might have simit, which is bread with sesame seeds.
(from: wikipedia - turkish cuisine)

There are some famous rock formations in Turkey, called the Fairy Chimneys.
fairy chimneys
(from: wikipedia - cappadocia)

An old Roman emperor called Constantine the Great built a city to be the capitol of the whole Roman empire at the time. He called it Byzantium, it was renamed Constantinople, and then renamed Istanbul.
(from: wikipedia - constantine)

Kid Facts - Blast from the past: Great Lakes (HOMES)