Open-air markets, busiest in the early morning and early evening. They are often laid out in a chaotic fashion wherever sufficient space is at hand, covering large courtyards or even in the ruins of a building. Each vendor proclaims his or her goods to be of the finest quality and most reasonable price. </p><p> Mornings are the best time to buy fresh produce, for as the day wears, so too may the fruit and vegetables, exposed to the scorching sun. Evenings, on the other hand, are an excellent time to seek out finished goods and crafts. Some open markets shut down during the sizzling midday hours, and markets that remain open usually see a distinct reduction in activity.