Trucks of every description amble slowly down the streets of Melaque, blaring out their wares from the loudspeakers on the top of their trucks. Tomatoes, onions, cucumbers, watermelon, almost your whole produce department is in the back of these trucks. Some just watermelons, others oranges.
I was fortunate enough to be home for the one that sells oranges. I bought a 5 kg. (11 lbs) bag for 20 peso or approximately$1.85 Canadian. Our neighbour Sal kindly juiced all the oranges for us.
Of course this purchase required that the next day we make a trip to Cihuatlan, 18 km. away to buy a juicer. At the Bodega, which apparently means son of Walmart, we found a small one for $15.00 Canadian.
Here’s to good juicing!