Life in Jordan: Friday Market
You might be wondering about the best things that Amman has to offer. There are in fact lots of nice things, but the two greatest things are hummus and the Friday Market. Today I'm going to tell you about the second.
When Jordan and I arrived to Amman, almost two years ago, we came with basically the clothes on our backs. We had been backpacking for about a year, any clothes that we had had previously we'd left in Korea and the clothes we'd been wearing for the last year had perhaps seen better times.
Amman is not be the easiest place to try and rebuild a wardrobe. Many clothing stores sell imported brands (H&M, the Gap, Zara, etc) which are considerably higher priced than they would be in the countries where those stores are from. There are a couple stores that offer a more affordable selection, however even these are still higher than what I would pay shopping in the States. So for a while I twiddled my thumbs and made due with a few purchases.
However, then I became aware of the Friday Market, which is a giant market for used clothes. It's only here on Fridays, and it sells pretty much everything. And over time I've collected enough clothes to render my backpack useless as a mean of carrying everything I own. I think now I'll use it to store my scarves.
What follows is a photo essay Jordan took during our last trip to the market.
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