11/18/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

America's Best Flea Markets: From Brooklyn To Alameda

Some of my greatest travel memories are about exploring the local markets--digging through the goods, chatting with vendors, feeling my way through the nuances of a spirited negotiation. Each time, I walk away with an earful of native lore and insider info--on top of armfuls of awesome finds.

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