Souvenirs of Houmt Souk
Houmt Souk has no shortage of shops. Unfortunately most of the sell the same old souvenirs and it can be a frustrating experience visiting the shops without being subject to hassle and attention from the shopkeepers. As a tourist you'll have to bargain to get a fair price.
Fixed Price Shops
The fixed price shops are a good place to shop if you get tired of the constant attention and hassle from the vendors in the other shops. Prices are relatively high in the fixed shops - you could probably get a better deal by bargaining hard at other shops. However, you can at least browse in peace and you do get an idea of the fair prices.