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A CHANCE ENCOUNTER WITH ITALY'S BIGGEST FISH MARKET
It was Saturday, and this do-it-yourself English tourist walked into the San Benedetto Fish Market purely by chance: my curiosity was aroused by the merry people loaded down with sacks who were going in and out of the building, but I still had no idea it was Italy's biggest fish market.
When I first peeked in, I found it aseptic, with shiny tiles like a hospital: not a very welcoming place. But once I was actually inside, I was pleasantly bewildered by a swirl of colours, shapes and sounds. Fascinating: the warmth of the people encircled and attracted me