Turkey – Istanbul 9/11/01

We arrived in Istanbul on September 10, 2001 in the evening. The next day we went for a boat ride
up the Bosporus toward the Black Sea returning to our apartment about 5PM. On the ground floor
was a local grocery store with a small black and white TV showing some smoking buildings.
The shop owner didn’t speak English except to say "America, kaboom!" and gesture outward
with his hands. It wasn’t until we went upstairs and turned on our TV that we understood
what had happened on 9/11/01.