As with many less developed countries, vendors can often be found on street corners and stoplights, hawking various goods. On one trip around town, you could reasonably purchase windshield wipers, a cell-phone case, a radio, a toy, some as-seen-on-tv item and a seat cover. Plus various snacks like homemade chips, candied peanuts or fava beans.
But the very best thing is produce.
Need avocados? How about five for a dollar from the lady on the corner? Strawberries? Oh, try her, weaving her way through the traffic with plastic bags hanging off her fingertips.
Act fast before the light changes!
My sister says it’s her favorite way to shop for food, and I tend to agree. It’s basically a drive-through.