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African Market

Shopping in Africa is theatre, comedy, art, entertainment. It can be incredibly hard work and immensely frustrating. It rarely involves a quick trip to the freezer cabinet at the local supermarket – and even then you may find yourself getting your small change in biscuits or chocolate bars because the local currency can’t cope. This small collection of pictures doesn’t begin to do justice to the fabulous world that awaits the shopaholic as they browse their way down the continent through the local markets. I can’t use ‘window shop’ as there are rarely any windows involved, however I am quite sure you’ll easily find someone prepared to make some for you, probably beautifully carved from local hardwood or stone.


Click on any on the small pictures and it brings up a large picture viewer.


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