Photo Essay: Israel's Flea Markets

Photo Essay: Israel's Flea Markets

Over time Israel and its markets have begun to see greater footfall from tourists. From snacks and groceries to the classic tourist traps and souvenirs, Tel Aviv’s Shuk has it all; the famous pre-Shabbat rush, however, is only for the brave at heart. Jaffa’s biggest flea market is a treat for both the eyes and the ears, notorious for its tourist- friendly pricing and uniquely Israeli bargaining battles. Even a whole day is never enough to comb one of these markets as a tourist, and certainly not as a photographer. There are treasures and stories down every mini-alleyway and behind every shadow.

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