It gets very hot during the day, the streets fill up with people as soon as the sun sets.
Love the snowflakes.
Young people sit on the steps under the Galata Tower at night to drink beers and socialize.
Real Çiğ Köfte.
These street-side mussels with rice dealers are very popular yet not exactly legal. They pack up their stands and hide when the cops walk or drive by.
The Galata bridge at night.
We had so much fun in Istanbul, non-stop exploring, eating and laughing. We were lucky enough to catch a bus direct home and I mean direct, the bus pulled over on the side of the highway 100 meters from our house!