Notice how steep the hill. Here is the view looking back down the street. Can you tell how steep it is?
Looking back down the hill. Way off there in the distance is the area across the Golden Horn.
This walk was on Monday, our first day. We were getting the "lay" of the land and it was all UPhill and DOWNhill from what we could tell, at least in "our" neighborhood, Beyoglu.
Here are the Turkish words I knew when I arrived: merhaba-hello, lütfen-please, teşeküler-thanks