Subject: Re: LALELI, ISTANBUL
Dear Elda,

You might find Tom Brosnahan's Turkey Travel Planner helpful: http://www.turkeytravelplanner.com/index.html

Here's a photo gallery: http://tinyurl.com/a8hld and a photo of a tram stop taken by a Greek tourist: http://vlsi.ee.duth.gr/~nkroup/mypage/iran/1_05.html

You may be interested in reading this essay entitled "The Public Culture of Laleli, Istanbul": http://home.ku.edu.tr/~dyukseker/yukseker_publicculture.pdf or an excerpt from that essay: http://tinyurl.com/azq5a Here is the home page of the author, Deniz YŁkseker: http://home.ku.edu.tr/~dyukseker/

Happy travels, Linda Toronto, Canada