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Posted by on Jan 22, 2013 | 2 comments

Travel Local

I recently read a term that I think describes how I like to travel – slow travel. I like to stay in one place for a period of time, get to know the city, meet locals, and learn the language. And from what I’ve read out in the blog-o-sphere, I’m not the only one.

A great way to find out what’s going on in a city or region is to attend local markets. Markets are an especially great way to discover regional foods and art. And people are there to sell stuff, crafts, food, wine, clothing, so they are going to talk to you. At least that’s been my experience. You never know, you might go home with treasures untold, which could be friendship, honey, radishes, or big a canine kiss.

food, dallas, local market ©penny sadler 2013

local, travel, markets, dallas ©pennysadler 2013

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food, local, dallas, travel ©pennysadler 2013

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White Rock Market, dallas, ©pennysadler 2013

White Rock Market

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One Fish Two Fish planter

White Rock Market

Photos were taken at the White Rock Local Market on December 8, 2012.

©pennysadler 2012-2013. All rights reserved.

2 Comments

  1. I love shopping at these kind of places – where things are made with care, and you meet the creators! Great photos!!

    • Me too. The people are always interesting. I had a lot of fun photographing this market. As you can see the people were fun and friendly!

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