Almost 12 hours without electricity. Somewhere we finally have it, but in some parts the electricity is coming and going. Some district of Istanbul are still without electricity: as you can see at the photo, the hill next to us is totally dark.According to the media, trains, metro and tram are working again.
Some photos and a video (in a next post) from Istanbul during the stong wind (lodos). Most of the sea buses from Europe and Asia have been cancelled, as well as the flights to/from Istanbul in the past 3 days. You can see why:
All photos are taken from Twitter. (For more information about Gezi Park protests click here; for more photos of 1st May protests click here) Police vs PeopleGezi 02 Sezon/ 01 Part Police interventions #Taksim 31 May 2014 Police blocking access to Taksim on May 31 2014 Police waiting protesters in Iskenderun, Turkey Gezi 2013: Don’tContinue reading “PHOTO GALLERY: 1. Anniversary of Gezi Park events”
1st May, International Labours’ Day (tekgida.org.tr) All over the world, today International workers’ day is being celebrated. Since the change of law few years ago, Turkish were (legally) able to celebrate this day on one of Istanbul’s main squares- the Taksim square. This year, Taksim square is empty, because prime minister Erdoğan decided to closeContinue reading “1 mayıs gallery”
The Cats of Istanbul How many cats are there on the streets of Istanbul?Koliko mačk je v Istanbulu?Cuántos gatos hay en Estambul?İstanbul’da kaç kedi var? Turks are not really into recycling. Actually some street workers do that instead of them, however, this new invention might help them to do it. In some district they’ve putContinue reading “Istanbulčanke *Istanbulites”
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