City of 15 Million Diverse People
Turkey has a totally different culture than Europe [obviously]. It is natural that when a person comes to this part of the world after living in the Western country for almost half a decade, he will have initial culture shock.
On my first day in Istanbul my jaw dropped when I saw CROWDS of people EVERYWHERE. So many people. So much NOISE that it was difficult to breath freely.
It was really unusual for me. I guess I was too used to a quiet, clean, organised city of Prague with population of only 1 million something people [Istanbul has 15 million…