REPUBLIC DAY - October 29th
like the US, Turkey displays their national flag on REPUBLIC DAY!
even restaurants displayed large flags.
JPE & I had one of our "tastiest meals" while visiting Istanbul.
line up of students participating in a Republic Day parade.
flag displayed on a historical building.
Istiklal Caddesi means "Independence Street"
(New District - modern section of Istanbul)
the rest stop on the way to Ankara
Turkish people are very patriotic!
our group celebrating at Taksim Square