Photos from the market near Xizhou

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They look good….but how do they taste????

_3074087   One of my favorite shots……_3074077 I was always drawn to women doing some sort of handwork….

_3074101 The vendors were everywhere….stairs included….

_3074092These are types of incense to be offered to the gods….

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I prefer shopping carts…….

_3074097These are stools that EVERYONE sits on……._3074102

This lady was selling live fish.  We were interested in the way that she kept the water moving and aerated so that the fish wouldn’t die.

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A visit to the local butcher……

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Beans and grains for sale……_3074106 These baskets are used to carry goods, but are fun in the bright bold colors……

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A thread and yarn merchant had wonderful wares.  She was also selling hand stitched and embroidered slippers….._3074111

Another loaded basket……._3074113 One of the local eateries.  I loved that she was so dressed up as she cooked over a wok of oil……

_3074122  One of the “healers” selling medicinal herbs and spices…_3074124

Michael and Doug (our host) check out a tobacco stand.  Those pipes in the background are bongs……_3074127 On to the the tea vendor to buy some green tea……_3074121

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