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One of the great things about traveling is seeing how people make a living. Solomons depend on the land (and sea) to provide for themselves and exports. A visit to this market is testiment to hard working islanders who make their living growing food and...More
Honiara Central market is bustling, colourful and abundant with the smell of fresh food and fish. The locals were friendly as we wound our way among the beautifully displayed fruits and veges. There are several types of bananas, raw peanuts etc. I would not recommend...More
I have just disembarked from a lovely cruise around coral and pacific islands. While the cruise was very relaxing some of the island destinations left something to be experienced.
I have lived in PNG and while it was many years ago I found the visit...More
I love markets.
The Honiara Central Market is colourful, rustic and endlessly interesting. From freshly caught fish, mud crabs, fruits & vegetables, shell money necklaces, souvenirs and clothing; a must place to explore next time you visit the Solomon Islands and a great way to...More
It is worth walking through the market to see the wares, so beautifully arranged so as to give maximum appeal. Even if there was not a huge variation of things to buy. Mostly food although there was a small amount of tourist ware.
Mostly fresh foods - veggies, fruit and fish all in their own areas. Also some clothing.Prices are clearly marked but there is a bit of room for negotiation. On Saturday there are fresh flowers and also a small section of carved shell and shell money...More
We visited Honiara recently from a P&O cruise and it was excellent. Don't bother booking a tour from the ship there are people and tour companies waiting outside the terminal gates. Most off a two hour tour for 250 Solomon dollars per person. They do...More
The Central Market is a busy bustling market. There is lots of fresh food available and prices are marked to make purchasing equal. The food is fresh. There are also some handicrafts and the like for tourist shopping. Comments about personal security and keeping moving...More