Friday, September 12, 2008

Ayakkabı boyama

One can (and, too often, does) complain about the lack of things in Istanbul--favorite foods, easily accessible parks and beaches, a second type of beer--but one cannot complain about being able to get a nice shoe shine for $1.62 while watching ferries ply the waters of the Golden Horn and the sun set on the Galata Tower.

Under the bridge
Under the bridge
Originally uploaded by mission75

Thursday, September 11, 2008

I want candying

I can't believe it's taken me this long to notice that the sign on the end of the snack aisle at Carrefour, yabancıköy's favorite supermarket, reads:

Hmm, it's getting close to happy hour... I think I may be more in the market for something from the "salty" and "boozing" aisles...