...for Witty, who never seems to tire of them.
I think the sign explains this one well. It was interesting to me that you could see how much they had to dig to get down to the base of the arch. It showed how much earth had built up over time.
School kids on a field trip.
The people walking in the midst of the pigeons were selling birdseed. I thought that was interesting...buying birdseed to feed the pigeons. What really surprised me was that the pigeons weren't attacking the bags of open birdseed but waited until people scattered it. And for those of you paying attention...yes, that is a simit seller on the right. I didn't buy one...this time!
The guy front and center is Ataturk, the father of modern Turkey. If you really want to know more about him I will just let you google him.
A basket shop. Notice that there are decorative scarecrows for sale and that it is March. Doesn't matter here. I probably could have found Christmas decorations as well if I had looked.
Old wall meets new wall.
Beef on a spit...or Doner as we call it here. It can be eaten on bread or wrapped in a tortilla with onions, pickles, and french fries (yes...wrapped in the tortilla). They also serve it over rice, but that isn't walk-the-streets eatable.