Sunday, February 17, 2013

Bangladesh: Market Scenes

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Umra is a local fruit (tho I was told Cambodia also has this) whose taste is a combination of guava and green mango. It's eaten with sprinkling of chili salt.

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Vegetables are a big mainstay in the Bangla diet.

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Chichinga - a type of gourd.

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Some type of gourd, more like winter squash.

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Dried fish called sutki.

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Young boy tending to his stall.

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Man with a goatee.

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Lady with a water vessel.

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Greens from the gourds.

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They were a bit amused when they spotted me shooting at them.

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Every corner has a makeshift market it seems.

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Busy times for shopping as it was Ramadan.



Kalantikan said...

That ridged patola or ridged gourd in the 2nd photo are so very small. I can imagine that these are the scenes in Bangladesh.

Ginnie said...

I would be THRILLED to have access to all those fruits and veggies! And all that color. I love seeing these images, Maria!

Carver said...

Beautiful shots from the market. I could spend ages wandering around there.

Sylvia K said...

Marvelous, colorful captures! I love the market and the people! What a wonderful visit you've taken us on!! I love it! Hope you have a great week!

Rajesh said...

Wonderful moments captured from market.

Kusum Sanu said...

Beautiful Bazaar pictures. Looks like you had a great time in Bangladesh!

Jill Harrison said...

Markets are such a wonderful place to explore. I've enjoyed this market through you images. I particularly like the photos of the people.
Thank you for stopping by my blog today. Have a wonderful week.

ladyfi said...

How wonderfully vibrant!

eileeninmd said...

I love all these pretty colors. Wonderful market and people scenes. Great captures, thanks for sharing your world.

Gemma Wiseman said...

Fantastic fresh offerings on display! But I especially love all the colour and the characters at the markets!

magiceye said...

Wonderful street photography!

Gary said...

It all looks good!! Boom & Gary of the Vermilon River, Canada.

Pearl said...

Neat. I like how many of the vegetables I don't recognize. The street scenes feel like they are somewhere else than snowy Canada.

EG CameraGirl said...

Thank you for showing us a world I may nevr get to see for myself.

AVCr8teur said...

Open markets are always fun to explore and discover new food along with people-watching.