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This has to be one of my favourite places in the Gulf.  It’s certainly my favourite market.  You can find everything imaginable – all within a one-mile radius. This afternoon I had to get my misbah (beads) fixed, and therefore had some time to look around.  I stayed within the Mubarakiya area with not enough time to go to the Souq Selah and Soug il Bishoot.

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I love this area of the old souk. The smell, the people and the atmosphere always put a smile on my face.

I bought some dates from this nice man. I promised him a copy of this photo – hope I don’t forget.