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It is no secret I have a passion for markets. I have visited quite a few in Mexico now but I must admit the ones in the state of Oaxaca have a special atmosphere. The Tlacolula market still maintains the principles of the pre-hispanic tianguis or street market and it is one of the oldest […]
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“For me, a journey to Damascus is an amazing hunt from beginning to end, a slice through layers of history in search of treasure.” ― Tahir Shah, Travels With Myself I couldn’t agree more. That is exactly how I felt when I entered the market or souk in Damascus for the first time. In a week when […]
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The Saudi Arabia’s Handicrafts market at the Janadriyah Festival was one of the most memorable experiences I had while living in Saudi Arabia. Every year for about two weeks, usually in February or March, there is a cultural heritage festival in Janadriyah, about 42 km northeast of the capital Riyadh. It showcases the past and […]
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As you may know by now, I’m crazy about markets. For a long time I had been insisting with one of the Mexican cousins to take me to San Juan Market. I had read and even seen a BBC news video about it. Plus almost all of the great chefs in Mexico city claimed to […]
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