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Gondar Market


Photo: Richard Lyman

During our Peace Corps stay Gondar was an important market town for much of Begemedir Province. The overwhelming majority of residents of the town and countryside met their daily needs by participating in the weekly Saturday market. The market was attended by thousands of people and took place on a large stony field about two miles from our house.

  • Gondar Market

    Local women weighing cotton thread

  • Gondar Market

    Donkey’s carrying grain