Wet market is always part of my itinerary when I am visiting any new place.
I faced challenge when I could not find any marketplace in the map of Kathmandu.
There was no dedicated building that sell dry and wet food ingredients in Kathmandu.
The stores are portable but often gather near the main junction of the local communities.
The pictures in the post were taken while we walked from Thamel to Kathmandu Durbar Square.
The best time to witness the bustling activities is morning hours.
Some housewives or shoppers could hire porter to carry the heavy purchase.
I saw this lady who has been shopping without getting down from the trishaw.
Some merchants were apparently temporary or mobile without dedicated selling spot. They have to pack and move on when the enforcement officers did the inspection.
It was nice to check out the choices and ingredients used in Nepali cuisines.
Most trekkers were warned to take vegetarian at the remote lodges where meats could be unsafe for consumption (due to lack of refrigeration).
Vegetables and grains remain the staple diets of Nepalese.
I will post few pictures on some tourist foods (more pizza than Daal Bhaat) that we had tried.