If a town has a market, you know we’ll be there.
On the morning of our second day in Cusco we got up fairly early and headed out toward the Mercado San Pedro, Cusco’s central market, where any and all manner of foodstuffs are sold. This is my kind of market; not only can you find the raw product; eggs, vegetables, meats, fish, but there are plenty of stalls selling prepared foods to eat there or take away. We were so entranced by all the chicken soup stalls that we decided to come back later for lunch (which will be covered in a later post about dining in Cusco).
Warning: if you are the type who is squeamish about things like pictures of pig’s heads you might not want to scroll down too far. Or maybe go really, really fast past them….
If you find yourself in Cusco, and are ready for something other than stones and ruins, get yourself on over there, you won’t be disappointed. It’s only about a 5 or 6 block walk from the main square.
They say a photo is worth 1000 words so I’ll let the photos speak for themselves….