Saturday, June 12, 2010

GenSan Market

I was able to visit General Santos City, the Tuna capital of the
Philippines and home of the famous Manny "Pacman" Pacquiao.
The trip was sponsored by my sister. Since she can't leave her dog,
Pasta, to visit us I was the one who visited them.

Food lovers that we are, the trip won't be complete without
visiting the market. General Santos City or GenSan has 3 major
market. Malakas market, Lagao market and the main one along
Acharon St. I was only able to visit Malakas and the main market.

Here are some pictures during my visit:

the wet section

fresh tuna slices

a pose with the fish vendor


big and small

the shells are only Php 10/pile!

couldn't resist buying these shrimps for lunch

can't do without seaweeds


sheng said...

And those are the stuffs we feasted on, woohoo! Balik ulit ate ella! get away ulit!

Stella said...

Hey Ela, these pictures are so good and clear. I love the photo of the hand next to the little crabs. They are so bright and healthy looking. I love crab.
Hope your shrimp lunch was good!

Lauren Zabaneh said...

wow! I feel like I just went on a little trip! I love your pics...beautiful. Thanks for sharing. YOur blog is really cool and I like it because you bring a new twist. Very refreshing!

Saraplicious! Kitchen said...

Kakaingit! I miss markets like those. I wish they have them here all over the states.

baking.serendipity said...

This is so cool! Love the pictures :)

Boabe de Cafea said...

The tuna looks amazing! I love fish and especially tuna.

Anonymous said...

Thanks for sharing. I hope to go there 1 day. :-) LeAnne from Sg.


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