Bonus Postcards: ‘Tings’ For Sale (#FriFotos)

Raw nutmeg, anyone? - Gouyave, GrenadaSaturday market - San Ignacio, BelizeSpices on Spice Island - St. George's GrenadaFresh tacos at the Saturday market  - San Ignacio, BelizeAfternoon shopping - St. LuciaSpicy grilled corn at the Shilin night market  - Taipei, TaiwanOriginal jerk cooking - Boston Bay, Portland, Jamaica Fresh catch - Monkey River, BelizeHerbs for all ailments - Negril Beach, JamaicaMobile shop - Montego Bay, JamaicaSeafood shack - Montego Bay, JamaicaBeach wares - Negril, JamaicaFresh sugar cane juice - GrenadaJamaican menu - West End Negril, Jamaica

Oh the things you see for sale abroad! They are among the most fun to photograph and tell you so much about a place. Here are a few from Jamaica, Grenada, Belize and  Taiwan.

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Lebawit Lily Girma

Lebawit Lily Girma is an award-winning, Ethiopian-American travel writer, photographer and author of several Caribbean guidebooks for Moon Travel Guides, including Moon Belize, Moon Belize Cayes, and Moon Dominican Republic (October 2016). Her work focuses on Caribbean culture and adventure, and has been published in AFAR, CNN Travel, BBC, Delta Sky, The Guardian, Sunday Times Travel Magazine, and Every Day With Rachael Ray, among many others. Lily is also the 2016 recipient of the Marcia Vickery Wallace Award for Excellence in Travel Journalism for her Caribbean coverage, from the Caribbean Tourism Organization. Lily calls herself a “culture-holic”–she speaks four languages fluently and has lived in Cote d’Ivoire, England, Jamaica, Belize, the Dominican Republic and traveled to some 30+ countries around the world. Last but not least, she is a former corporate attorney who ditched her Washington DC office for the road in 2009 to pursue her dream of becoming a storyteller. Lily holds a Bachelor of Arts in French and Spanish (summa cum laude) from the University of Maryland at College Park, and a Juris Doctor from the University of Virginia School of Law.

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  1. Andrea 29 June, 2012 at 11:21 AM #

    pics are lovely as usual…

  2. Lebawit Lily Girma 30 June, 2012 at 9:38 AM #

    Thanks, Andrea!

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