Mark Howell's - "Soundings"
Sunday, June 16, 2013

It was in 1966 that we last spent time in Taksim Square, today the site of protester and police mayhem in Istanbul, Turkey, getting more intense by the day.

Taksim back then was in the modernized part of town, with a high-rise hotel, restaurants and European stores.

The hippies whom we traveled with on our hitchhike to Afghanistan stayed elsewhere, in the...

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