Mercados y Mariscos

A vendor displays an octopus, one of the many types of seafood he sells each day.

A vendor displays an octopus, one of the many types of seafood he sells each day.

Vendors at a fish market in Santiago, Chile chant their prices and hail customers to buy their seafood. They keep the fish for up to five days, while periodically laying it on fresh ice, before it is no longer deemed fresh. Seafood is part of the traditional Chilean diet due to the country's easy access to the Pacific Ocean.

Vendors at a fish market in Santiago, Chile chant their prices and hail customers to buy their seafood. They keep the fish for up to five days, while periodically laying it on fresh ice, before it is no longer deemed fresh. Seafood is part of the traditional Chilean diet due to the country’s easy access to the Pacific Ocean.

Katherine Darrow, a tourist from the United States, explores the traditional markets in Santiago, Chile.

Katherine Darrow, a tourist from the United States, explores the traditional markets in Santiago, Chile.

Women sell a variety of foods in their stalls at a traditional market in Santiago, Chile. Many Chileans shop at supermarkets, but open-air markets are still popular, especially to buy produce.

Women sell a variety of foods in their stalls at a traditional market in Santiago, Chile. Many Chileans shop at supermarkets, but open-air markets are still popular, especially to buy produce.

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