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Hanoi market women talking
There was an outdoor market across from my hotel in Hanoi, Vietnam. Though it was not large, it was possible to find anything from combs to shoes to fresh meat and vegetables. Merchants line up in long rows, selling their merchandise from a blanket on the...
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Balinese woman buys pieces of raw chicken at an outdoor market
Balinese woman buys pieces of raw chicken at an outdoor market
A Balinese woman in a blue blouse and yellow skirt buys pieces of raw chicken from another woman at an outdoor market. The vendor, wearing a red jacket and a printed cloth around her hair, weighs the chicken pieces with a kilogram balance scale. A set of cylindrical...
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Bicycle rickshaws parked in busy Chinatown street of Ho Chi Minh City
Bicycle rickshaws parked in busy Chinatown street of Ho Chi Minh City
Bicycle rickshaws, or cyclos, are parked and empty in a busy Chinatown street of Ho Chi Minh City. The cyclos are painted various colors, but all have a numbered license plate visible in front of the passenger footrest. The large commercial street in the background...
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Blacksmith in Vietnam
Tourists and locals in Hanoi frequently escape the city by spending some time in mountain villages close to the Chinese border. Unlike Sapa, which is at a higher elevation, Bac Ha is located in a valley. It is considered less touristy than Sapa, but is well...
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Blankets and clothes for sale in Saquisili, Ecuador
Blankets and clothes for sale in Saquisili, Ecuador
Shoppers peruse a clothing stall in an open-air market. Several blankets decorated with animal themes are visible on the back wall of the stall. Saquisilí has one of the largest daily markets in Ecuador. Everything from agricultural products to livestock...
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Carrying a cow's head to market
Carrying a cow's head to market
A man carries a severed cow's head over his shoulder. The man is wearing the traditional garb of the Andean highlands: felt fedora hat and wool poncho. Cajabamba is a market city. Most likely, this man is either taking the cow's head to be sold at the market,...
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Carrying two sheep to market in Riobamba, Ecuador
Carrying two sheep to market in Riobamba, Ecuador
A woman carries two young sheep. She is wearing a blue woolen cape and a tan fedora. Riobamba has a long and storied history. Its convenient location in the highlands between the coast and the jungle has made it an important crossroads in the development of...
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Chickens for sale in Saquisili, Ecuador
Chickens for sale in Saquisili, Ecuador
Several crates of live chickens are on display in an open-air market. A woman in an apron stands among the crates. Numerous shoppers walk among the market stalls. Saquisilí has one of the largest daily markets in Ecuador. Everything from agricultural products...
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Chinatown market buildings with balconies and shoppers in Ho Chi Minh City
Chinatown market buildings with balconies and shoppers in Ho Chi Minh City
A view of a busy Chinatown market street in Ho Chi Minh City shows shoppers and shaded stalls in front of multi-story buildings with balconies and tile roofs. Tile roofed turrets adorn the buildings at the corner of the block. No cars are visible, only pedestrians,...
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Clothes stall in a Guanajuato market
Clothes stall in a Guanajuato market
A young boy sits on a stone stair next to a market stall full of clothing. A major industry in large Mexican cities is the selling of overstocked or slightly damaged U.S. clothing. Many Mexicans travel to border towns in the United States and purchase clothing...
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A crowded market in Saquisili, Ecuador
A crowded market in Saquisili, Ecuador
Several shoppers crown an open-air market. Three women in the foreground investigate the contents of two large baskets. Women in the background can be seen conversing. One of the women in the foreground has a small child strapped to her back. Saquisilí has...
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Cutting meat in Otavalo, Ecuador
Cutting meat in Otavalo, Ecuador
A man cuts red meat with an axe in an open-air market. The meat is placed on a round wooden block. Three men are turned away from the camera toward the butcher's stall. Otavalo is well-known for its popular open-air market. Everything from handcrafted textiles,...
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Decorative weavings for sale in Otavalo, Ecuador
Decorative weavings for sale in Otavalo, Ecuador
Long strips of cloth decorated with Inca themes adorn a wall behind a market stall. Several shoppers peruse the stall's wares. Otavalo is in the highlands of Ecuador, between the rainforest and the coast. Many of the inhabitants of the area continue to practice...
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Elevated view of vendors, pedestrians, and motorcycles at urban market in Dalat
Elevated view of vendors, pedestrians, and motorcycles at urban market in Dalat
Dozens of seated produce vendors, pedestrians, and motorcycles can be seen in this elevated view of an urban outdoor market in Dalat. The produce vendors have their wares displayed in baskets or on mats, and they sit shaded by broad-brimmed, palm-leaf sunhats...
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Fortune teller at Guadalajara's Libertad market
Fortune teller at Guadalajara's Libertad market
A man wearing a black shirt and pants with a red bandanna tied around his head talks to a passerby. Next to the man is a tall, ornately decorated stand that encloses a “crystal ball”. Guadalajara was founded soon after the conquest of Mexico in...
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Foundation of a diet
In Rice farming and rural life in Vietnam, page 1
Wherever rice will grow in Southeast Asia, it is grown. Rice is one of the most nutritious and protein-rich grains that humans have domesticated from wild plants. Here, a woman is selling rice in an outdoor market in Hanoi. The round woven basket in front...
By Lorraine Aragon.
Front of blue bus with rooftop cargo on road from Dalat to Ho Chi Minh City
Front of blue bus with rooftop cargo on road from Dalat to Ho Chi Minh City
The front of a large blue bus with rooftop cargo is seen on the road from Dalat to Ho Chi Minh City. Such rugged buses typically carry passengers, including merchants with their wares, to and from urban market locations.
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Fruit market in Cajabamba, Ecuador
Fruit market in Cajabamba, Ecuador
Several different types of fruit are on sale in a market. Several shoppers are choosing between pineapples, bananas, and several unidentified fruits. Even though Ecuador is now exploiting is large oil reserves, the country remains an agricultural and pastoral...
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Fruit market in Guadalajara
Fruit market in Guadalajara
Several shoppers peruse heavily-laden fruit market stalls. Among the many varieties of fruit are bananas, apples, and oranges. Guanajuato is a large city in the central highlands of Mexico. It was an important colonial city because of the area’s large silver...
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Fruit market in Saquisili, Ecuador
Fruit market in Saquisili, Ecuador
A seller hawks her supply of bananas to a shopper in an open-air market. Several other shoppers are visible in the background. Saquisilí has one of the largest daily markets in Ecuador. Everything from agricultural products to livestock to handcrafted goods...
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