One of the pit stops of our Turkish road trip was Izmir. We went around the city, checked some popular tourist destinations, then gone shopping and dining. Again, it was an amazing experience for me because I have never been to Izmir before, which is one of the largest cities in Turkey.
After checking in at Susuzlu Hotel, we searched the road to the bay area, passing by these street performers with two members playing guitars but no hand drums.
Just a little ahead, we saw a stage with an ongoing live band performance. We were supposed to watch more but our stomach were hungry for dinner.
After a night in Izmir, we drove to Kuşadası for like a couple of hours. On 19 Mayıs (May 19) or Youth Day in Turkey, there was an outdoor concert by the bay. The highlight of the night, the performance of a famous Turkish singer named Şevval Sam (in the photo), made the place heavily packed with fans and onlookers.