Tourist Tip #234 Sunset Bargains at the Markets

In Israel's open-air produce markets, the longer the afternoon's shadows, the bigger the markdown you're likely to find on fruits, veggies and possibly even flowers.

Not a few of the millions of tourists who ply Israel each year are backpackers, which is a euphemism for kids and adults traveling with high expectations and low budgets. Not for them rented cars or the chef restaurants that have become so plentiful in Israel: They're out for bargains, some of the best of which can be snagged in the late afternoon in Israel's many markets.