Finally figure out however that the Havvatas bus is the best bet to Taksim square so I catch that for 11 Lira!
Arrive at Taksim and it’s snowing and I have never seen snow – yup, at the age of 26, I have never seen snow!
Instanbul is incredible, it’s magical and it’s alive! I am so excited I can hardly contain myself!
Just walked around the streets, soaking it all in, full of snow, drenched from the snow!
It’s fast paced, people drive like complete idiots, Turkish bitter banter in the street. Everyone has their hands in mittens and they cover their heads in scarves and beanies and berets and hats.
I eat copious amounts of baklava and Ed is silent.
I am content