Immediately was my first full day in Istanbul, Turkey!
I flew into Turkey yesterday afternoon, purchased my 90 day journey visa on the airport for $20 USD, made it via passport management, discovered my bicycle and different field containing all my private belongings on the airport baggage declare, met my driver exterior the worldwide arrivals space, survived a protracted and loopy van journey throughout the town, after which checked into the house that shall be my house for the subsequent 30 days in downtown Istanbul. It was a protracted and considerably nerve-wrecking day, however I made it and I feel I’m going to love it right here.
Immediately I slept in late, did somewhat pc work this morning, after which went out for a protracted, scorching, and sweaty stroll throughout the town. I walked from my house as much as the Cevre Yolu bridge, meandered across the neighborhood north of the bridge, after which got here again to my house in a lot the identical approach that I had left it. Earlier than returning to my house, nevertheless, I made a brief cease at a market to choose up some meals for the subsequent day or two. That is the final route I took whereas strolling round Istanbul at present.