Saturday, June 27, 2009

A colorful free market





In Brazil, usually we have what we call free markets in almost all districts of almost every city in the country. They are free markets of greens, vegetables, spices, eggs, cheeses ... Indeed, almost everything you find in supermarkets ... but with the charm of color, smell and taste the most varied and picturesque sellers...




No Brasil, costumamos ter o que chamamos de feira livre em quase todos os bairros de quase todas as cidades do país. São mercados livres de verduras, legumes, especiarias, ovos, queijos... Na verdade, quase tudo o que encontramos nos supermercados ... mas com o charme das cores, odores e sabores os mais variados e seus vendedores pitorescos.






3 comments:

  1. We also have "ferias libres" in Chile, and with the economic crisis going on, it has turned out to be the best place to get cheap and good fruits and vegetables. Do sellers there also yell a lot and compliment anyone?

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  2. Very colourful!

    Look at the seller in the first photo:) He looks hmm... a little bit nervous. Are you OK?:)

    Regards,
    m_m

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  3. Adoro feira livre. A alegria das cores é um acontecimento ímpar. Belas e refrescantes fotos.

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