The Mercado de San Juan Arcos de Belén at first the view of hanging strings with colorful plastic bags and signs everywhere advertising all the wonders of a traditional Mexican food market was a bit overwhelming. Though as you get into the groove you realize all the wonder you are surrounded with.
Girasoles is a moderately priced vegetarian Restaurant and health food store. Girasoles offers complete lunch specials, but you have to arrive early as they run out of food starting about 1:30 PM. It is also a good place to buy groceries, including free range eggs, whole wheat bread and the must delicious sesame seed horchata! If you bring an empty bottle, they will fill… Read More
Entering the market of Basurto in Cartagena is like stepping off the edge of society and dropping into the abyss of humanity. Inside one finds all aspects of our species; from the destructive abundance of the fish fields- with machetes raining down, flashing, sending scales scattering, raindrops smattering on your feet – To the endless aisles of fresh vegetables softly lofting their sweet smells, purging the… Read More