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Finding Surprises in Tomohon Market


I have written my story on this for Yahoo quite a while ago, but apparently many people still find it interesting. Hence, I write this one in English.

Tomohon Market is located in Tomohon, North Sulawesi, about 30 minutes from Manado. My husband was so eager to take me there because he know I would love it. I love it because it is so different, not because I don’t have compassion to the animals here.

Just so you know, Beriman Market of Tomohon is an ordinary traditional market. Vendors sell vegetables, fruits, groceries, meats, lots and lots of fresh flowers, and other daily necessities. What makes it so different is some stalls sell roasted animals, animals considered to be pets for most people across the world.

Giant pig on a scooter
Giant pig on a scooter

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