Wednesday, September 30, 2009
Trek through Garak Market
Took a mini-trek through Garak Market on the walk home tonight. My school is directly across the street from this sprawling wholesale farmers' market, and I've longed to see it up close. Although it was an off-peak time, there was still activity to observe, including an auction (hard to say for what exactly, but that distinctive auctioneer cadence was unmistakable). I hurriedly took a few photos to show you and will return again to capture better images. In the shot below, you'll notice mounds of peeled garlic cloves -their aroma was heavenly and got me thinking about when I'll whip up my first batch of pasta sauce over here. Maybe I'll give myself another week to settle in. Strangely enough, I haven't been overwhelmed yet by any cravings for my usual American fare. I do have an In-N-Out sticker up in my classroom, and every once in awhile I reflect on the goodness of a double-double, but so far, it's been manageable.
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