Even before you walk into the Pasar Beringharjo in Yogyakarta you are overwhelmed by the smell of dried fish. Next, you see the source of that strong smell -- mounds of tiny fish -- the size of sardines. Further along -- a friendly-looking young man is selling fresh ginger.
Lunch is served -- noodles and soup and rice!
Below are more photos snapped in the market on a typical Wednesday morning.
This is a giant tub of spicy sauce -- try it -- if you dare!