Internet shopping, discount chain stores and hypermarkets have not been able to push aside the good old street trade. Markets are still irresistable and not only because they are said to be cheap. All kinds of colourful characters, visitors and salesmen alike, offer a unique spectacle over and over again.
Images from exotic countries, such as the former Dutch colonies, show us that underneath superficial differences the similarities with the present-day Netherlands are surprising.
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