City Tours Istanbul – Istanbul dream of children from Soma became true
They saw the Maiden’s Tower, went on a Bosphorus boat trip. All of them were captivated by the grandness of the Topkapi Palace, prayed in Blue Mosque in their City Tours Istanbul.
They watched the Bosphorus from Cemil Sultan Woods, got introduced to modern art in Perili Kosk (meaning ‘Haunted Mansion’ in Turkish), explored the fish kingdom and watched the world from the Moon. And also they examined old cars, boats, submarines, locomotives, airplanes, doll houses, toys.
They talked a lot to Sevket Coruh (Mesud Guneri) – the commissar from the Turkish series ‘Back Streets’, and the author of ‘The Story of Cherry Season’, Ozge Gurel. They took lots of pictures with the actors – Salih Bademci, Onur Buyuktopcu, Levent Ulgen ve Nergis Kumbasar, from another TV series, ‘Kiralik Ask’ (‘Love for Rent’).
Although a little startled with the traffic in Istanbul, they started dreaming of living in Istanbul.
Hurriyet newspaper started the initiative ’Soma Has Dreams’ for the Soma children of miners who we lost. The dream of 30 children ’To see Istanbul’ became true.