Eritrea Shopping

  • Eritrean hand-made craft
    Eritrean hand-made craft
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  • Eritrean hand-made craft
    Eritrean hand-made craft
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  • Eritrean hand-made craft
    Eritrean hand-made craft
    by georeiser

Eritrea Shopping

  • Book 1: Mai Weini: A highland village in...

    The book "Mai Weini: A highland village in Eritrea" is an excellent introduction to the "study of the people, their livelihood and land tenure during times of turbulence" written by a Norwegian PhD student. It is a comprehensive book relating to the Kebessa highlands of Eritrea. The intro section covers basic history, ethnicity etc. of Eritrea in...

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  • Books on Eritrea

    Red Sea Press Inc.s books are distributed to bok shops and souver\nir/expat geared shops in Eritrea and elsewhere in the Region. Look for Eritrea topics here. E.g. Mai Weini: A highland village in Eritrea. Plenty of others. But heavy-duty books, not Donald Duck. Varies, but priced in the US.

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  • Shopping in Eritrea

    Well, any way I look at it, Eritrea is hardly a shoppers' paradise. much of what is for sale in Asmara, be it clothing or "typically African" carvings, has in fact been imported from elsewhere.If you are desperate to find some authentic local handicrafts, the markets are the places to head for. You can find some nice, rustic pottery used for...

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  • Local sandals

    Most shops that sell shoes will have locally-made sandals. I bought mine in Keren, but they should be available everywhere. During the fight against the Dergue, and for Eritrean independence in the '80es, Eritrean soldiers had sandals made out of old tires and strips of rubber. These are not simple flip-flops, but come with heal straps etc. Use...

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  • Keren Market

    The Market in the city of Keren in northern Eritrea is famous for its cheap silver and gold. Shop til you drop..Or do as my colleague Magne - look for clothes to your wife....

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