Vegetable market, Kavarna, Bulgaria

Kavarna Vegetable Market, Instagram and a Humble Plea for Advice Please

I just made a terrific salad whose ingredients are all pictured here, which now begs the question: should I get into food porn?

Fruit stand, Medellin, Colombia

Fruit Stand, Medellin

Colombia produced 7.98 million metric tons of fruit in 2010. Some 50kg is represented on this street vendor’s stand in Medellin.

Ljubljana Central Market, July 2014

Ljubljana Central Market II

Today’s Pic du Jour, the 181st straight (!), was shot after hours this afternoon at Ljubljana’s Central Market where I still proudly rule as Mayor. On Foursquare, that is. I’ve curtailed my visits back from six per week lately but still maintain a market-related photo album on Google+ when I’m …


Video: 195 Seconds at Ljubljana’s Christmas Market

It’s a little dark in parts for which I apologize; it’s also a bit heavy on sausages, for which I do not.

Mercado Central lunch rush. Sucre, Bolivia, 08-Apr-2013

Lunch Rush at the Central Market in Sucre (Pic du Jour)

Here are a few shots from the food court in Sucre’s Central Market, my favorite lunch spot in the city. At top is a quick snap of this afternoon’s lunch rush. After spending more than two months with the hefty prices in both Argentina and Chile, Bolivia’s kindness on the …

At the Mercado Central, Santiago, 19-Mar-2013

20 Minutes in Santiago’s Mercado Central

the WordPress Photo Challenge for the week is ‘Future Tense’, asking us to catch a glimpse of the proverbial shape of things to come. When I watched this gentleman weighing some fish for a customer at the Mercado Central, or Central Market, in Santiago last week, I was only thinking …

freshly-boiled dog at a market in Nanning

A Dog at the Market

You can now cross Boiled Dog in a Nanning Market off your list of things to see before you die. I’ve posted this pic a couple times before but it’s the first one to come to mind when Ailsa at Where’s My Backpack asked visitors to share some market pics …


Palm Sunday Prep – Ljubljana Pic of the Day

Another shot from the central market yesterday, a vendor preparing small bouquets of palms. These were everywhere yesterday. Hope you’re enjoying your weekend!


Vegetarianism and Bouquets – Ljubljana Pics of the Day

Another gorgeous day, my bike seat is calling, so before I beat a hasty retreat, here are a few quick pics shot a couple hours ago in Ljubljana’s central market that illustrate two things: it’s difficult to be a vegetarian here and Slovenians love fresh cut flowers. Enjoy!


30 Minutes in Istanbul’s Spice Market

The Love Tea immediately caught my eye. Can’t hurt, right? Unfortunately the 250g I bought was left in a bag in my hotel room. And so it goes. I can only hope the next occupant made use of it as it was meant to be used. This, and the pics …