The Mercado Jamaica is now my favorite mercado in Mexico City. For four reasons: It’s spacious, the vendors are friendly, it smells great, and the flowers are simply incredible. I’ll probably never go back to the Mercado Sonora — the witchcraft market — but I’ll be back to Jamaica, hopefully fairly often. I bought just one big bunch of flowers for 20 pesos (2 bucks) and I still used up every vase in the house and a water pitcher.
Here we go:
I bought the flowers above — the mixed hues of violet, white and purple. The vendedora said they should last 15 days.
My only regret is not taking more pictures of the prepared bouquets. They were incredibly elaborate — some even had glass jars with betta fish swimming in them! Next time, next time…