Nearly every year, my first stop is the World of Bread at Mistura. For me, it is the perfect way to start the day. This year was no exception!
One of the best parts of the annual gastronomic event of Mistura is the Gran Mercado which gathers small farmers and their products in one place so that the visitors to Mistura can see, taste and buy things that they do not typically find on the shelves of their local grocery store.
Ice Cream Truck Aucayacu, Huanuco, Peru
Late yesterday afternoon, I returned from a wonderful, memorable week in the jungle city of Aucayacu. I have so many stories and pictures to share. But, I thought I would start with a simple selection of market shots. The city of Aucayacu has no supermarket. There are small corner stores and then the market where […]
Next week at this time, I will be in the city of Aucayacu in the jungle! We are going to be cleaning off a lot to reconstruct a home and celebrate a special time with the community. This special time include a Festival of Juanes. I have already told you, they are probably my most […]
Nearby the main market in the mountains of Uripa, you will find a line of product to sell. This particular day, the corn was displayed with pride. This is not typical sweet corn, but instead is a starchy corn that is not eaten directly from the cob but instead is typically picked off kernel by […]
In Uripa, Apurimac I witnessed something that many had told me about. Instead of using money, they buy and sell by trading products. These ladies were trading fruits, one was giving the oranges & limes and the other brought fruit back from what grows in her area. This all took place using the Quechua language, […]
One of the things that fascinates me here are the markets. I wish I could spend hour after hour walking through and visiting the many booths, seeing what they are selling. I am in awe of the people and how much work they do to sell their wares. I wish you could walk along beside […]