The Spice of Life

French spicesOne of the pleasures of travel is to taste different cuisines.

 

A constant around the world is the use of herbs and spices.  Bhutan Monk with chilisChiles are popular almost everywhere I’ve been.

 

 

 

 

 

Peru salsaMarkets are a fun place to see spices on sale. image

 

 

 

 

 

One of the things that constantly amazes me is the similarity of cultures–sometimes in looking at a photo I’ve taken in a market, I’m hard-pressed to tell you even what continent it is on!image

 Photos:  France, Bhutan, Peru, India, Burma

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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6 Responses to The Spice of Life

  1. Frances says:

    How colorful!

  2. Kim says:

    I would soooo love to go to one of these markets where the spices are all laid out in colorful display. Sigh. Someday. Beautiful food for the imagination; thank you!

  3. Constance says:

    I realized this morning that I take your photos for granted, forgetting how good you are with a camera. Thank you.

    • Thanks! I’m always grateful for a layout class I attended when I was on the high school yearbook committee. I think it helped my eye, as well as years reading Vogue magazine cover to cover>

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