do not know the name: wooden carvings
Would like to purchase wooden carving of card players at table, or dominoes players. Its a shop located on side street in straw market area. Have purchased two and would like another to give as a ggift. Would appreciate any help you can give me. Mamieflounoy@aol.com Thank you for your help.
Straw Market: Local Specialties
If you are looking for local crafts in Nassau, go to the Straw Market.
What to buy: There is variety of items to buy. Many of the stands have the same items. Look for what suits your fancy. Before you consider buying.
What to pay: Don't pay what is quoted. Always negotiate for the final price. If you don't get the price you are asking, go on to the next shop, you are sure to find what you want there and chances are you'll get it cheaper.
various stalls: Straw Market
Bustling market on the sea front, reputedly the wrold's largest straw market. Needless to say, purchases are not restricted to simply straw goods - you buy virtually all your tourist requirements here. But straw is the big attraction - and you can watch the craftsmen at work.
Post Office: No stamps in the weekend
The main post office is closed in the weekend. Some hotels have vending machines which take 8 quarters.
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Atlantis: Atlantis Shops
The Hotel Atlantis has many shops inside of it, but only go to these if money is of no concern or need in your life. They are great names with even greater prices.
What to pay: Out the A$$
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