|Chợ An Trạch (An Trach Market)|
A place where people are friendly, helpful and honest.
|This market is open every day--rain or shine.|
|The center of market.|
|Here is one of the many friendly women in this market.|
She is so cute with her pose!
|When you purchase produce here some vendors|
will peel the vegetables for you!
|This friendly woman knows my mother for over 35 years.|
She used to sell pork back then. Now she sells shrimp, fish and fermented fish.
My mother tells me she sells the best fermented fish at this market.
|A lot of fresh vegetables and herbs to choose from!|
|Even though the market is very narrow and small|
people do ride bicycles and motorcycles
in and through this place!
|When you buy fish here this lady|
will clean it for you!
|This vendor sells pork and other pork products.|
You can reserve special organs and
blood and pick up the next day!
|Ducks and eggs--to ensure freshness buy the ducks live!|
|fresh & sweet local fruits|
|Mother and son buying prepared tasty food to go.|
|These are special prepared food.|
The Teochew bamboo dumplings
(in the back) are frequently eaten in my family!
|A young and very cute shopper!|
|A beautiful display of locally grown produce.|
|The man on the bike writes Chinese calligraphy.|
This is almost a lost art in this part of Vietnam.
Fewer people know or want to do this.
My maternal grandfather and father were able
to write beautifully.
|This woman has been selling at this market for many years.|
I first met her son when he was a small child at this market.
Now she tells me he is 17 y.o. and is attending high school.
|Another friendly woman who has been at this|
same market for a number of years.
|Another regular vendor here for many years.|
|A basket of tiny fish.|
|Another friendly and happy face!|
|water lily stems|
|Sweet and juicy longans..|
I know this boy in the background since he was toddler.
|More fresh and neatly stacked fruits.|