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Tuesday market in San Miguel de Allende by John Scherber

Like a shimmering mirage that lasts only until your next blink, the Tuesday Market, or tianguis, appears once a week at dawn, assembled upon a vast windswept concrete slab near the parking lot of the San Miguel municipal sports complex. Just as quickly, it evaporates after sunset. Each week, from battered pickups and vans, a hoard of merchant Bedouins conjures up an entire world of itinerant economics from thin air.

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Mexican microeconomics: The Tuesday market in San Miguel de Allende John Scherber

Like a shimmering mirage that lasts only until your next blink, the Tuesday Market, or tianguis, appears once a week at dawn, assembled upon a vast windswept concrete slab near the parking lot of the S... read more
Published or Updated on: June 17, 2013 by John Scherber © 2013
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John Scherber is an American writer living in Mexico, is the author of San Miguel de Allende: A Place in the Heart, a nonfiction account of the expat experience, and a series of ten mysteries set in Mexico.

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