The Sunday Traveler~Chinatown Markets In Living Color


To see the real action, just migrate up a couple of blocks from the tourist area of San Francisco’s Chinatown. Weekends seem especially busy with people buying produce for the week, or maybe just that evening’s meal.


I spent an afternoon wandering up and down just about two square blocks of Chinatown, entranced by the street stands with fresh vegetables and fruit. And the people. It was a busy place!


I think this could be any place in the world. This just happens to be my little corner of said world.

I know Chinatown is in the tourist book, but venture further than the few streets mentioned in the book. It’s just a matter of blocks.


I’ll post a few more photos here and there throughout the weeks to come.


About Angeline M

Love travel and photography. I am a retired nurse case manager. Photos of locations visited are personal file photos.
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27 Responses to The Sunday Traveler~Chinatown Markets In Living Color

  1. Patti Kuche says:

    Such a wonderful vibrancy in your Chinatown shots Angeline.


  2. You have managed to captured the energy of street life in these photo. At the same time there is the vintage kind of look to them – as Randall points out – that makes them special. Very nice, Angeline.


  3. joshi daniel says:

    all are looking so busy 🙂


  4. Dalo 2013 says:

    These are great shots, almost a vintage type of look to them ~ it is the way I envision SF’s China Town markets, always active with people who buy daily veggies for freshness 🙂


  5. Madhu says:

    I love markets in general, and these are such vibrant snapshots of ethnic life in your city. Thanks for the tour Angeline.


  6. Paula says:

    Markets are usually colourful and it seems that Chinese one especially. Vivid colours and movement!


  7. Colline says:

    Chinatowns always seem to have an array of beautiful colours.


  8. thirdeyemom says:

    Wonderful Angeline! Love all the colors and the scenes of daily life there.


  9. rommel says:

    Chinatown in SF is one place I’ve seen back and forth within 10 years. I felt like grabbing those sugar canes. 🙂


  10. Roshan Clicks says:

    🙂 brilliant capture


  11. bulldog says:

    Lovely share of what looks like everyday life…. very colourful


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