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  • Day9

    Jerusalem, Mahane Yehuda Market

    November 29, 2019 in Israel ⋅ ☀️ 14 °C

    The long-feared time to say goodbye to Jerusalem has come. But it couldn't be a better goodbye.

    Before leaving this magical and yet cursed city, we pay a visit to one of its most iconic places: the Mahane Yehuda Market.
    As the name hints, it's a local food market selling any type of delicacies ranging from fresh fruit to bread, pastries, spices and tea. As usual in Arabic markets, what strikes the most are the colours and smells.

    The only slightly disturbing part is the sight of dozens of young soldiers walking among the fruit stands carrying guns and rifles and reminding you that, despite all appearances, Israel is a country at war...
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