some emergent markets


Market Soundtrack by Daphne Lasky
July 26, 2010, 10:26 pm
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Sure, a picture is worth a thousand words…unless those words are, “Melon! 2 Euro/kilo! 2 Euro/kilo!” Click through the audio clips below to get a feel for the atmosphere at markets all around Paris. You’ll note that some are much noisier (more vibrant!) than others. If you listen closely, you can begin to tell which markets are full of gaps and lulls, when a market is empty and I’m able to walk quickly past vendors, and even when a market is crowded and I’m stuck by the tomato guy for a good 45 seconds.

Bastille

Brune

Crimee Curial

Edgar Quinet

Gros LaFontaine

Mortier

Popincourt–non-market day

Pyrenees

Reunion

Saint Charles

I’ll be annotating these clips over the next few days, so check back in for a more detailed analysis of the recordings.

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[...] pleased that we’ve had the opportunity to wander Paris and Rome, searching out the loudest vendors, the most creative shading devices, and the biggest delivery trucks. The backlog of photos [...]

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