Monday, June 22, 2009
View from the other side of the Galata Bridge looking toward the Tower
One more apt quote from "Turkish Reflections:"
"Istanbul is not the only place to have great monuments and the memory of great men, a city pulse like no other, its own sense of excitement. It has all of these, but, beyond them, it has wonderful neighborhoods and streets, streets full of people, streets used as markets, with snarls of traffic beyond anything I have seen in any other city, with drivers who are incredibly polite and pedestrians who obey no laws, not even those of survival..."