If you go to Istanbul, you must go to a high-in-the-sky, out-of-the-way restaurant/cafe called 5.Kat. Chris' Turkish connection dragged us down unpopulated streets and up a claustrophobic elevator to this place and once we got there, we were beholden to him. Bosporus Vista. City below. Sunset circumferencing. Prayer calls in the distance. Ah.
5.Kat | Soğancı Sokak No: 7 Kat 5 Cihangir İstanbul
...and on our way, we ran into him. I stayed and soaked him in for a few cherished moments. Did he know just how arresting he would look when he chose his place of repose? I was convinced he did. He is a cat after all.