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Oct 7, 2009 - Morning Vegetable Market, Dal Lake

I got up at 4:30 a.m. to get a 5:00 a.m. “shakira” - a gondola type boat that serves the people on the Dal Lake houseboats. Pretty chilly out on the dock at this time, especially as I don’t have any footwear – my boots are wet from yesterday’s fishing, my Timberland sandals seem to have disappeared….. 5:30 a.m. and two phone calls later the shakira man is here. We paddle off into the dark to find the daily vegetable market. This is written up in LP as some sort of must see event. Sadly the truth is somewhat different (as I’ve found at...

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