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on window shopping

In Hargeisa, window shopping takes on a whole new meaning, as vendors of everything from shawarma¬†to juice to potted plants will sidle¬†up to your car, haggle a price, and make a sale. They’ll even offer a tasty sample, to entice the dollars and shillings from your pocket… as curious onlookers consider the scene. Side note: two, large, off-season watermelons cost $20 USD. It wasn’t until we drove away that my colleagues mentioned I could get the same for about $1 USD in a few weeks. Should’ve gone with the papaya…