Triptych from an afternoon in Comas at the height of Señor de los Milagros celebrations.
Last weekend, Boris and I woke up early to visit the wholesale fish market of Ventanilla in Callao, the province next to Lima where the international airport is. One of two such markets in the metropolitan area, it represents a midway concentration node between what is sold and selected off at port, and what is bought to be sold or served to the end consumer. The only other major wholesale fish market I had been to before was the Fulton Fish Terminal in the Bronx, New York and I was very curious to get an impression of what is being caught and sold in Peru in comparison.
I am working on a fish-related post for you in the next 24 hours but I needed to share these succinctly informative videos from the Pew Environment Group first.
A brand in context.
Triptych from exploring central Lima.
Walking home from school last night, I happened upon this impressive food stand. I haven’t got it clear yet, but usually when these stands have a reputation, people start to refer to them as huariques, small and unique local gastronomical institutions.
The news of Steve Jobs’ passing last night moves me most out of sympathy for the character. He was someone who had evidently made it his life’s purpose to pursue what made him tick…