A Friday in Jerusalem: At Mahane Yehuda market, Friday is the new Saturday


You know you've got a good tour guide when her persistence aggravates even the most seasoned market vendors.

"I'm not ruining breads for you! Get out!" one baker told GlobalPost's Noga Tarnopolsky, after she made her way to the oven at Khachapuria, a "hot-headed Georgian bakery" in Jerusalem's historic Mahane Yehuda market.

Then there was the olive seller.

"We don't have time for your pictures!" he exclaimed from behind a spread of the glistening fruits marinating in oils.

"I seem to be in the way," Tarnopolsky observed. But she wasn't deterred. It's olive season, after all.

Tarnopolsky took @AFridayIn followers on a colorful morning tour of the bustling, immensely diverse market. Check out all of her photos and tweets below for a true taste of A Friday In Israel.

GlobalPost's @AFridayIn Twitter feed showcases the voices and personal experiences of our correspondents based around the world each week. A different correspondent takes over the @AFridayIn account each Friday and tweets about his or her travels and daily activities.

Check out previous Fridays in the series:

"A Friday in Tokyo" with Justin McCurry

"A Friday in Karachi" with Mariya Karimjee

"A Friday in Joburg" with Erin Conway-Smith

"A Friday in Maine" with Stacey Leasca

"A Friday in Cairo" with Erin Cunningham

"A Friday in Cambodia" with Faine Greenwood

"A Friday in Geneva" with Alex Besant

"A Friday in Berlin" with Kristin Deasy

"A Friday in Sao Paulo" with Jill Langlois

"A Friday in Caracas" with Girish Gupta

"A Friday in Munich" with Jessica Phelan

"A Friday in Montreal" with Talia Ralph

"A Friday in London" with Barry Neild

"A Friday in Namibia" with Erin Conway-Smith

"A Friday in Cairo" with Erin Cunningham

"A Friday in Bangkok" with Patrick Winn

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