Vietnamese Markets in Czech
By templedf on Jul 18, 2004
This weekend we drove out to Bayrisch Eisenstein and crossed the border into the Czech Republic to visit the Vietnamese Sunday markets there. A friend's aunt said they were great. Great isn't exactly the word I would use.
First off, there was really very little there. Secondly every shop/stand had exactly the same set of stuff: backpacks, purses, lighters, watches, DVDs, CDs, GameBoy games, belts, and shoes. Thirdly, there was little selection among what they did have, and lastly, I don't trust for a moment that any of it was authentic.
In summary, if you're thinking of driving 2 hours out of your way to see the Sunday markets in Bayrisch Eisenstein, don't waste your time. You'd be better off just driving to the Tesco in Plzen.