Driving is not one of the most enjoyable activities in Istanbul, especially on Friday.
On Friday, already famous for traffic jams, it becomes more delicious with rain and even heavy rain: /
I pass by ferry from Çubuklu to İstinye, then the roads until Maslak are almost empty, but I had to return to Levent when there was heavy traffic on the highway. When I get closer to Levent, I use my backup road, enter Etiler and skip the Levent chaos. I reached Levent from another way, as the road was closed due to the protests of Israel around the embassy. I went from Levent to Zincirlikuyu to connect it to my main route. It was easy to reach Beşiktaş from Barbaros Boulevard, then I reached Kabataş with a tolerable traffic density.
Check my route: https://goo.gl/maps/jNEAauX4uZPTkG3R6
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