Normally in an unknown city I look at a map, make a small sketch and stroll around innocently without map or guide, finding my way with a small piece of paper and a smile on my face.
This works fine in Barcelona, Paris and London, cities who happen to have a metro system with very readable maps.
But not in this city.
The first half hour I walked a perfect circle, having asked directions twice!
The next 2,5 hours (!) I ended up taking a bus to get back halfway. The bus maps are pretty challenging, they don’t even have the North on the top sid