3 days, 2 nights, jammed packed with fun, Istanbul style.

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It gets very hot during the day, the streets fill up with people as soon as the sun sets.

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Love the snowflakes.

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Young people sit on the steps under the Galata Tower at night to drink beers and socialize. 

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Real Çiğ Köfte.

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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.

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The Galata bridge at night.

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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!

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