Random Market Pics – Oaxaca

Before I leave Oaxaca Aurora takes me to the market again–this time the food market. What a wonder these places are.

I’ll just show you some random images because they are so cool.

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One of the great things about having a personal tourguide is I learn more. For instance, Aurora explained that these dolls all wear the traditional costumes from the various regions of Oaxaca…

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So I take a closer look
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No Way would I have known that being a solo tourist. Very cool.

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An eating area where you select your fresh meat

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And then they cook it for you

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A tour of the molinero

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The clothing side of the market

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Hand carved Oaxacan specialties

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More clothes

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Dresses for young Oaxacan princesses

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Yeah, well, stuff for the older princesses

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Then Aurora took me to a store that sells religious artifacts…Whar a holy BIG business! I think the store had about 20 rooms…

Christs

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Marys

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Saints

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Statues

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Wall to wall icons

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And last but not least an ice cream. (Well, a sorbet–no dairy for two weeks!!!) Sorbet is just frozen liquid, right?

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