Markets in Akká – Suq

Entering the market in Akká.  Also known as the Suq, or Sook.

Different eras or different structures in one building, Akká

Different eras or different structures in one building, Akká

Akká

Ancient barred opening, Akká

Ancient barred opening, Akká

Akká

Shoe art on walls of Akká

Shoe art on walls of Akká

Akká

Focusing above the crowd, Akká

Focusing above the crowd, Akká

Akká

Barbershop, Old  Akká

Barbershop, Old Akká

Akká

Inside the old Suq (market) of  Akká

Inside the old Suq (market) of Akká

Akká

Hand made Falafal

Hand made Falafal

Akká

Shoppers

Shoppers

Akká

Baklava

Baklava

Akká

Bread & olives

Bread & olives

Akká

Saffron

Saffron

Akká

More spices

More spices

More spices including cinnamon and star anise.  Akká

Dried miniature rose buds

Dried miniature rose buds

Akká

Jordan almonds (among other goodies)

Jordan almonds (among other goodies)

Akká

Turn left at the Rugs

Turn left at the Rugs

Market in Akká

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Akká Harbour

Akká on a beautifully sunny day.

Fishermen's Harbour, Akká

Fishermen’s Harbour, Akká

Started my three hour walk by heading down to the Fishermen’s Harbour and marina.  Had to dodge piles of nets as well as netting stretched out for repairs.

Outside wall of the Khan el Omdan (Pillars Inn)

Outside wall of the Khan el Omdan (Pillars Inn)

Looking up to the top of the wall of the Khan el Omdan.

Looking from the wharf back towards the Khan el Omdan, Akká

Looking from the wharf back towards the Khan el Omdan, Akká

The building at left is a restaurant built on the spot of the Sea Gate to the ancient city of Akká.

Looking from the wharf across the marina back towards the city, Akká

Looking from the wharf across the marina back towards the city, Akká

In the distance is the Sinan Basha Mosque with green dome.  The long wall at left with openings is the wall of the Khan with clock tower at back, Akká.

Pony rides along the wharf, Akká

Pony rides along the wharf, Akká

Akká by the harbour.

Boats being worked on along the wharf, Akká

Boats being worked on along the wharf, Akká

Akká along the Pisan harbour.

Close-up of wall of Khan el Omdan, Akká

Close-up of wall of Khan el Omdan, Akká

Akká, Khan el Omdan (Caravanserai or inn)

Looking west with marina on the left, Akká

Looking west with marina on the left, Akká

The Pisan Harbour, Akká

Horse and carriage ride, Akká

Horse and carriage ride, Akká

Tomorrow’s blog will be of my walk through the suq (shuk) or markets.

Today in ‘Akká

Today was a most gorgeous spring-like day…

Through a portal brightly

Took my new camera out to ‘Akká

Mediterranean Sea through a portal in the ‘Akká sea wall

Mediterranean Sea through a portal in the ‘Akká sea wall

‘Akká

The Citadel or Prison of ‘Akká as seen from the top of the British Fort.

The Citadel or Prison of ‘Akká as seen from the top of the British Fort.

‘Akká

The British Fort at the north of the seawall of ‘Akká.

The British Fort at the north of the seawall of ‘Akká.

‘Akká

In the small square behind the House of Abbúd, Akká

In the small square behind the House of Abbúd, Akká

‘Akká

At the side of the House of Abbúd, Akká

At the side of the House of Abbúd, Akká

‘Akká

Next door to the House of Abbúd, Akká

Next door to the House of Abbúd, Akká

‘Akká

Green door near the prison, Akká

Green door near the prison, Akká

‘Akká

The Daher El Omar Wall, Akká

The Daher El Omar Wall, Akká