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Posted in: Uruguay

Verduras y frutas

At the feria in Atlántida today plus a quick trip to the hippermercado. What will $513 UY pesos get you? More than I could fit in the photo: 2 manojos grandes de espinaca, 1/2 kilo de fresas, 4 manzanas, 2 morrónes, 2 dientes de ajo, 2 lechugas, 1 docena de huevos, 2 pepinos, 4 naranjas, 2 paquetes de menta fresca, 6 papas and a paquete de galletas de arroz. Approximately[…]

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Posted in: Uruguay

The feria

Wednesday, so it’s feria day in the part of town where I’m staying. The farmers market takes over the streets, starting about half a block from the house and extending 3 city blocks, both sides of the street. Trucks and hand trolleys, crates and canopies. Setup is underway by 9 in the morning, though that’s pretty early for Uruguayans. But it wasn’t overly crowded then so I could explore. Dozens[…]

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