The Fremantle Market

February 22, 2008

On February 22, 2008, Linda and I went to the Fremantle Market, open on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays only. Read the rest of this entry »


If you are planning a trip to Tasmania, be sure to include a Saturday morning in Hobart. The market, which takes over Salamanca Street, between the old sandstone warehouses and the port, is fabulous. There are over 200 stalls selling Tasmanian products of all types. Food is of primary importance, of course. That is what I’ll show in this post. Another will show the wide variety of other offerings. Read the rest of this entry »

The fabulous Saturday Salamanca Market in Hobart has a wide variety of stands mixed in with those selling fresh local produce which I showed in the first post. There are also street musicians out to make a few dollars or to attract business to their friends’ or families’ stands. Enjoy the show as we did on February 9, 2008. Read the rest of this entry »

The former Royal Agricultural Society’s Sydney Showgrounds have been developed into the Fox Movie Studios by Rupert Murdoch. One segment of it is a retail and entertainment area where a farmer’s market is held each Wednesday and Saturday. Sue took Linda and me there on February 6, 2008. Afterwards we took our purchases back to Sue’s house and made lunch.
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The Sydney Fish Market

February 5, 2008

On February 5, 2008, Sue took Linda and me to the fish market in Sydney. It was late morning and the wholesale portion, to which we could not be admitted anyway, was long over. But there are several retail shops and quite a few stalls of prepared fish and seafood and takeway dishes. As it was a drizzly day, there were few people at the outside tables, but there were many buyers inside on this early day of Chinese New Year. Read the rest of this entry »