Travel Thought Thursday :- Consumerism

As I sit in the breezy courtyard of my pansiyon in Antalya, Turkey – I get into a discussion about travel with a fellow solo female traveler from Tokyo, Japan.
After traveling to 43 different countries so far, I’ve walked through numerous touristic shopping areas, and markets. For a person who enjoy window shopping, real shopping and haggling, I could say I’m in my element.

However, I have noticed on my travels that it can be challenging to find that unique piece of souvenir which was not mass produced in a foreign land.

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Handmade plates found in Lindos, Greece

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