Fresh Meat and Produce Market


This is a very typical small grocery store that offers a very limited number of products. Hanging carcasses in the shop windows are a very common sight. We usually shop at the very large and modern Western-style supermarkets instead of the small markets like this one. I love the bright sign and its reflection on the hood of our vehicle below. I also like the slice of life I captured going on inside the shop.

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About SusieOfArabia

American woman now living in hubby's homeland of Saudi Arabia
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4 Responses to Fresh Meat and Produce Market

  1. Grami says:

    I heard that butchers hang the whole carcass to assure customers the sheep is local. Apparently demand for imported meat is low

  2. Marahm says:

    I looked closely but couldn’t see the cats or the flies. Maybe they’ve cleaned things up since I lived in the Kingdom.

  3. Dina says:

    This photo has it all–a reflection, a built-in frame, colors, people, and even hanging meat!
    I like it a lot.

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