"The Shambles," tiny, windy cobblestone streets lined with shops (and the inspiration for JK Rowling's Diagon Alley!) I am in love with the red doors and markets, where I buy a specialized pack of spices at Raffi's Spice Box and score on three books for a few coins at the flea market. The incline of the cobblestone makes it tough of the young ladies (who are already leaving the pubs at 3:00 pm) to walk flawlessly down the road. They become caricatures and add to York's whimsy. The York Minster is breathtaking and worthy of a rest along the cobblestone to stop and soak it all in. After dinner, we park it in a wine bar and enjoy the world floating by...
|Raffi's spice box in action|
|Flea Market Treasures|