MARK IT From the bazaar to the amaizing, a crop of images to relish. A night market assembles in Phrae, northern Thailand, to fill the hungry stomaches, as happens in most Thai towns and cities daily.The essentials for an awesome Thai curry on sale, in Chiang Mai, Thailand (of course!).Alternatively, the pre-made base for those famous Thai curries. Making my mouth water.North of Chiang Mai's old city, Talat Siri Wattana serves a pretty respectable array of pre-cooked delights.Grabbing a cheap and quick roadside meal in Tainan, Taiwan.Taiwan's southern city of Tainan has a good scattering of night markets serving up a variety of cheap and tasty food.The entrance to a kaleidoscope of gastronomic sin, one of the many night markets in the Taiwanese capital of Taipei.Arunothai sits high in the hills, a short walk from the Burma border, and fresh produce from the fertile fields sells on the streets. Pumpkins.Flowers for sale in Mae Sot, a mid-sized Thai border town with a large Burmese population.The old city suoq in Marrakesh, Morocco, is quiet during Ramadan.Colour and flavour and fragrance at a pickles stall in the markets of Amritsar, India.Action on the streets of one of India's major market places, Chandni Chowk, where wagons battle for space with rikshaws and cows and bikes and humans. Porters perform ant-like feats of strength.In the shadow of the Taj Mahal, a spice vendor trades in the bazaar.Food markets spring up all over downtown Cebu City, Philippines, as night falls.Not far from its port, Cebu City's Carbon Market is a sprawling jumble of produce and dry goods, covering several blocks.An old dear puffs on her tobacco for sale in Carbon.This Cebu side street seafood market had a selection of the weird and wonderful from the oceans.2019 in Burma was the first time I had hired a car in Asia, allowing us to stop at unexpected places like this market on the way to Rakhine State.While huge, city bazaar can be exciting, little roadside markets in country towns are always worth a look.Kanpetlet is one such town, in Burma. No chance of having your pocket picked here,Mountainous Chin State, in Burma's west, boasts a number of welcoming market towns, like Mindat, at the junction of a particularly rocky road.Mandalay (Burma) market in 1997.Spicy chilli powder and flakes in Mawlamyine's main market in Burma's south.A big ol' pile of ghost (naga) chilli in Pathein, Burma.Fruits are one of the under-rated delights of travel in South East Asia, seen spiling into the street in Burma's Pathein.Inside Pathein's main market.A handful of prawns readied for weighing in the market of Mrauk U, Burma.The seafood market in Mrauk U is as basic as it gets, most of the action happening on the ground, in the open.Yangon's Myaynigone district is home to many of Burma's ethnic Kachin, a great place to try their fiery cuisine.Yangon's Circle Railway Line stops at Danyingon, where a large fruit and vegetable market spills over onto the platform and tracks.The early morning dockside fish market in Hoi An, Vietnam.A throng of vendors hussle for customers at Lang Co Railway station, central Vietnam.In Vietnam, city intersections double as markets, as buyers stop in the traffic to trade.An antique market is Saigon. I hope the buyer is unhappy about the price, not me.The (in)famous Benh Than Market, in Saigon. Friends nicknamed it the You You Market for all the calling from vendors. Plenty of pickpockets too.A truly sad sight, a juvenile gibbon for sale in a market in Saigon, Vietnam. This was the early 1990s, and the trade wasn't even hidden.Phnom Penh, Cambodia, in the mid-90s, at a basic seafood market.I lived next door to this pig market in Phnom Penh. Awesome entertainment, watching the hogs trying to escape and flee down the street!The Olympic Market in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, 1993.Souvenirs waiting for a buyer at the Russian Market in 1995, Phnom Penh, Cambodia.