Sunday, May 04, 2008

I've just added pictures that I took around Istanbul's Taksim Square in the evening of May 1 - here.

I, of course, wanted to post them right away, and write about how surreal it all seemed even after it was long over (I missed the bedlam that took place in the afternoon - read this post by Carpetblogger to learn more), but I'm really good at creating backlogs and staying faithful to this blog's title.

It's too late now and I'm too exhausted to be coherent, so here's just one tiny and meaningless observation:

Turkish riot cops are, for some reason, transported in totally civilian-looking buses, many of which carry ads for kids' stuff:

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