I love local markets. Always such an insight into a culture and on Friday we spent a wonderful early morning at the Ubud traditional markets. The smells, sights and sounds were heady.
The meat section can be confronting for those not used to staring their next meal in the face – literally. To my surprise, Sophia (my eldest daughter) was not only interested but unfazed – even by the claustrophobic interiors and gory bits. Bodes well, I think. Not sure for what exactly, but ummmm, I’m pretty sure keeping your cool in the face of a mountain of chicken feet, bags of blood and pig carcasses can only be a positive life skill. It possibly helps that when your mother sees them she thinks only of their potential deliciousness.
Apologies to any vegetarian readers whose stomachs I may have inadvertently just turned!
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7 thoughts on “6.15am, Ubud local market”
My vegan resolve has been hardened!! But seriously, wonderful that you went & did that so early. Particularly when you’re on holidays!! Xx
Thanks Zan. Maybe I can tempt you with some black pudding…nah? Thought not. xxx
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So happy to learn of your trip to Bali! So proud of you, too! Thinking of you delightedly and enjoying the photos and commentary very much. xoxo
Thanks Jammo – more to come! And can’t wait to hear about your recent travels too. xx
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