Scooters, people, building, graffiti.
Surprisingly large bike for Istanbul.
Busy day on İstiklal Avenue.
Big Bang Theory? Just a party themed after it? Harley Davidson was a sponsor? I'm so confused.
Tamara's stuffed tomato and other goodies at a esnaf lokantası (workers' cafe).
Ted's esnaf lokantası lunch.
Spiral staircase. Commonly retrofitted emergency exit.
Graffiti stencil advertising.
Graffiti? Stencil advertising?
Side street near İstiklal Avenue.
Bug cakes in a bakery. Through two panes of glass.
Buildings and crowds on İstiklal Avenue.
Squad of riot police at Taksim Square.
The main gathering of riot police at Taksim Square.
Fish sculptures, with a woman posing for a photo. Love the black/red/white color scheme.
Cat topiary! Note it has heterochromia.
Hillside of residences.
devlis.net, a democratic political group? Very common in Istanbul.
Looking up a long staircase.
Sunset on the Sea of Marmara, just down from the Blue Mosque.
Taksim Square panorama, riot police at left.