A dog has taken the internet by storm after photos circulated on social media showing him commuting on Istanbul public transport.
The buzz started when someone posted a photo of the dog on the tram in Istanbul with the caption saying, “A security guard wanted to take the dog out, but he resisted. Then he said, ‘Has anyone disturbed? Because otherwise, he will get off at Kabataş station ”.
Subsequently, several people posted photos of the dog to separate locations, on buses, metrobuses and ferries, along with the dates it was spotted.
“He doesn’t get on board by accident. The dog is circling the city from west to east, ”one social media user joked.
“I saw the dog on a bus in Pendik [a district on the far Asian side]. Please put the dog back on public transport to the city center or it will start circling the country, ”another wrote.
Some have named the dog “Evliya Çelebi”, in reference to the 17th century Ottoman explorer who traveled through the Ottoman Empire and neighboring lands over a period of 40 years, recording his commentary in a travelogue called the Seyâhatnâme (Travel book).
A Twitter account was opened for the dog, with the username “İstanbul’u Turlayan Köpek” (The Dog Touring Istanbul), with articles on updates on where he was last seen. times.
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