The Trujillo Mercado
If you have seen the astonishing market places in Mexico or Guatemala,
you may be in for a bit of a letdown. Trujillo Mercado is very, very small.
If I said there were twenty five stalls, I would probably be exaggerating.
As with most mercados in Honduras, your purchase will be a no thrills, no
frills transaction: The proprietor tells you what the price is, and that
is that. Unlike other Latin countries I have been to, the culture of the
Honduras market place seems to dictate that prices are fixed, and that is
that. In other words, don't bother bargaining - you probably won't get anywhere.
Despite it's small size, the proprietors are for the most part a friendly
lot, and it does no harm to snoop around take in some of the mini-ambiance
and peruse the vegetables, some of which I had never seen or tasted before.
|A typical vegetable stall|
Aside from vegetable stalls, there is a butcher shop. Eggs are also to be