The Bedouin Shuk in Beersheva
 
.On Thursday in Beersheva there's an open flea market where bedouins sell their wares. It's a rather nice place to go, but if you're picturing this desert oasis deal, you're wrong. It's in a parking lot.

Argue
Arguing over something. I don't know what.

Avraham
This is probably what Abraham probably looked like, if he sold CD players.

Dancing
Granted, I couldn't imagine any woman at this market WEARING this...

Blocked
Well, it's not like I could ask them to pose

Bucket
A woman from the back, with a bucket over her head

Chicken
They were also selling chickens and quails and stuff down the road.

Fold
A guy folding his wares

Glare
Agh! Sun and a cheap camera!

Headdress
I had to be fast to get these. I also had to hide behind the clothing rack.

Hidden
If they had seen me, I'm sure I would be extremely-clawed dead meat right now, let me tell you

Ladies
Bedouin women

Sitting
A bedouin woman

Merchant
Selling little children's clothing

Shirt
"Look! Is Very Nice!"

Objects
In Saudi Arabi the men call thse women "moving black objects."

Nuts
Buying nuts and spices.

Tree
Hanging out ... by the highway.

Quails
Quails! I think!

Rug
This was the most Arab-y backdrop to the whole market

Sewing
I think I bought a belt from this woman.

Shoes
Buying shoes

Shopper
Shopping for the kind of junk they have at flea markets

Shopper
Haha! I'm photographing you!

Shopper
From a distance

Shopper
Am I going to hell for taking all these photographs? Who knows?

Shopper5
The funny thing is, I can't imagine her wearing ANY of the items for sale.

Man
Men do the shopping too.

Sitting
Selling various Arabic clothing

Sitting
I wonder if they were hot.

Sitting
Self-explanatory

Sorting
Sorting sewing material.

Standing
More bedouin women

Covered
That's pretty covered.

Turkey
This is a high-class operation right here.

Veil
Extremely lucky pose.

Veils
Bedouin and non-bedouin women

White wrap
This is a favorite picture.

Snooze
Taking a nap.


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