This week I visited the market for the first time, with a mission to find some tahini to make hummus at home. Mission accomplished! I found hummus and many other things too: organic coffee made of Peruvian coffee beans, discounted natural cosmetics (and I noticed that here in Peru it is apparently totally okay to sell cosmetic samples as 'travel size' creams and lotions), discovered a notion of "psychosomatic nutrition" and ate the prettiest vegetarian sandwich I have ever had in my life: it had an orange flower in it!
Another sociological observation: go to an organic market on a Saturday morning (or, okay, it was already afternoon) and you will see pretty much same type of characters: the vegetarians, the yogis, the trendy types and the health concerned geriatrics.
After the market, it was time for Saturday's art splash. This time it was an exhibition named "Vigilar y Castigar" - "Discipline and Punish", like Foucault's famous study on governmentality. It was about the censored art in Peru. One painting particularly caught my eye: