Manaus Fish Market
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Part of our tour of Manaus on our way to the airport took us to the riverside market. The busy streets around here were lined with kiosks and display stands usually devoted to a single type of item (hammocks, shoes, sunglasses, flashlights, screwdrivers!). The large cast-iron market itself seemed to cater more to the shopper for handicrafts like pottery, baskets, and fabrics. Food, of course, was in abundance, and one end of the market was devoted entirely to meat, the other to fish.
     In looking at these babies, remember they came out of a river; we're used to thinking of fish this size as being hauled out of the ocean.