Arlete and Dick like bicycle touring, sailing, travel and having new adventures.
Wednesday, November 10, 2010
Shopping at the public market
Every Wednesday, a few blocks are closed to traffic and vendors set up stalls selling everything imaginable. I went today with Diane (from s/v Daydreamer) and Carol (s/v Goin' South). Diane also showed us a great spice shop (to the right):
It's best to go early. While not all the shops are necessarily up and running, the crowds are easier to maneuver through:
Food stalls send wonderful aromas everywhere:
There are groupings of shops, food in one area, tools and appliances in another, etc. This is the main area for buying ropero (clothing):