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[:RU]The most colorful market of Ethiopia[:]

[:RU]This is the market!
With all my love to the markets of the world, this is the most spectacular market that I have met during his travels.
Yes, it is not as buzzing as the Asian markets. Yes, not as artistic as the Middle East. But what he is photogenic, bright and psycho-atmospheric! We had here and smoke a lot and drink in a tavern blighted and pozazhigat with the vendor and almost being robbed by a bunch of child beggars. An unforgettable place!
So, let’s go for a walk on the Saturday market in the village of Chencha, in the mountains in the south of Ethiopia …


2. The local market — it is not familiar with all the rows and rows of shopping pavilions for buyers. It’s just a vast wasteland, located in the uncomfortable for building slope between rural districts.
Inputs of a million, as well as outputs.
Going along a street in the outskirts of the market, just see the crowd. You know what it is? Turn to the tavern, where poured Valley — local mead.
In this tavern we got a couple of hours, plenty of work up on the market, but for now, went to look at the trade.

Chencha market | / Market Cenci

3. First, the market did not make any impression. Some rusty stalls, zero customers and a few passers-by …
I even began to be distressed

Chencha market | / Market Cenci

4. Why do some photographed Man, selling goat …
— Buy a goat — says.
— Why do I need a goat? I am a traveler.
— Well … buy.

Chencha market | / Market Cenci

5. The gap between the buildings of the sticks seemed to some people. Apparently, a lot of them out there … I guess we go …

Chencha market | / Market Cenci

6. f … .ts!
Here it is, the market! No rows or tents. Near the tents there is no one! There’s no one to buy! All here!

Chencha market | / Market Cenci

7. They trade directly from the ground, a bed length of fabric bag or a cloth and pour / tumbled / expanding your product

Chencha market | / Market Cenci

8. The main item here is something edible — corn, beans, vegetables, fruits. A lot of hot pepper and cardamom.

Chencha market | / Market Cenci

9. From the first steps in the trade field around us gradually begin to gather the children. They are like predatory perch in the pond sensed a possible prey. Perhaps White will be able to beg for money …

Chencha market | / Market Cenci

10. Next, we move on the market with a large escort, causing general interest and sometimes concern. Traders fear that the children something staschat and understand that we do not buyers. Well, why do we need corn stalks or sugar cane?

Chencha market | / Market Cenci

11. However, green oranges, I bought this woman. Sour, infection, words can not convey.

Chencha market | / Market Cenci

12. And next … smoke.

Chencha market | / Market Cenci

13. The old men sit on the bench and sipping half-meter tube, passing it from mouth to mouth …

Chencha market | / Market Cenci

14. In our intrepid team was one man who did not spare either the mouth or the stomach, tried all he offered.
Meet this afrikamen-Extreme Anton antonapostol. It is more than 10 years working in various countries in Africa and knows it very well. Be sure to subscribe to his journal, if you are interested in this region.

Chencha market | / Market Cenci

15. Nifiga hashish itself! And this is the tobacco that they smoke.

Chencha market | / Market Cenci

16. Nakuru, Anton polishes snuff moonshine beer. Frankly, I am very worried that further our plans will be broken suddenly arisen from Antosha irresistible craving for the toilet. But no, he had the stomach and the truth turned out to be tinned.

Chencha market | / Market Cenci

17. — Buy — he says — tobacco. And the slaughter …

Chencha market | / Market Cenci

18. As the tobacco, I refused to buy, had to take the rap for me lovigin, that lady from a nearby retail space invited to white dance

Chencha market | / Market Cenci

19. Okay, let’s go for a walk on and watch what they sell. Coffee. Coffee here is full of what you want. Raw, fried, green, boiled …

Chencha market | / Market Cenci

20. It is unexpected and fun to see how traders sit under umbrellas. Just like on the beach in Sochi.

Chencha market | / Market Cenci

21. — We buy corn, buy corn …

Chencha market | / Market Cenci

22. This Ethiopian bread — Teff. Cereal — endemic from which injera is baked scones with them eat everything food.

Chencha market | / Market Cenci

23. Teff is very small, almost like sand …

Chencha market | / Market Cenci

24. Sometimes it is not even clear that sell certain traders since all items in their bags on which they sit. Apparently, people are aware of the location. For example, at this point selling gross peppers. He came and took the bag, paid, left …

Chencha market | / Market Cenci

25. The most amazing point of sale. Right on the passage dumped a huge mountain of rubber footwear. Judging from what you’ve seen in the photo above, the mud underfoot is bigger than in Russia. So rubber footwear — the only option, as you can comfortably go. The main thing is to pick up in the mountain couple.

Chencha market | / Market Cenci

26. Sell here and cattle.
By the way, the horse is quite rare in Ethiopia. Here priority donkeys

Chencha market | / Market Cenci

27. Stray cats and dogs in the market. But there is a stray sheep, all of which are driven.

Chencha market | / Market Cenci

28. unroasted coffee. Interestingly, it can not be taken out of the country. In control at the airport asked whether there unroasted coffee. If you see the scanner in the luggage of coffee and ask to get the look packaging.

Chencha market | / Market Cenci

29. These series of trade — a paradise for letohin. It sells potatoes and sweet potatoes.

Chencha market | / Market Cenci

thirty.

Chencha market | / Market Cenci

31. Trader’s going to leave the market. It remains only to get up with a heavy burden.

Chencha market | / Market Cenci

32 stalks of sugar cane.

Chencha market | / Market Cenci

33. Suddenly, in the midst of rows with empty shopping stalls shoeshine scour greasy dirt from the shoes of a well-dressed peasant with the umbrella. Apparently, the local steep.

Chencha market | / Market Cenci

34. In general, the shoe cleaners in the gryazische look some newcomers

Chencha market | / Market Cenci

35. Trade kerosene. Electricity in the village can afford only those who clean the shoes, so you have to use kerosene lamps.

Chencha market | / Market Cenci

36. And the biggest explosion of the brain at the exit from the market. Table tennis. Here anything can be expected here, but not this …

Chencha market | / Market Cenci

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