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Sunday, October 10, 2010

Jonathan Blaustein

Ever wondered what kind of foods you could buy with a dollar? Let Mexico-based fine art photographer Jonathan Blaustein take you around the world in his photo series entitled "The Value of A Dollar".
Visit his site for more pics in the series.

one dollar's worth of escargot from indonesia

one dollar's worth of fenugreek seeds from india

one dollar's worth of shrimp flavored ramen noodles

one dollar's worth of tea biscuits from spain

one dollar's worth of panko breadcrumbs from japan

one dollar's worth of candy neckaces from china

one dollar's worth of tomatillos from mexico

one dollar's worth of early season organic blueberries from california

one dollar's worth of doublecheeseburger from mcdonalds

one dollar's worth of shurfine white bread


  1. Hi Veronica! This is a great blog!

    Thank you for stopping by

    Hope we can network together on MBC. Have a great day!

  2. Haha, that's a great way to see it all laid out!! Fun :)

  3. Well would ya look at that! Who says a dollar won't buy anything these days! This was great....I loved it! :o)

    Ya'll have a magnificently blessed and beautiful 'fall' day!!!

  4. This was really cool the way it was all layed out! Thanks! Happy Tuesday!

  5. That is really cool, loving seeing how one simple dollar can yield so much or so little in different countries. Happy Tuesday hun!

  6. Except for the organic blueberries, a good part of those $1.00 foods were refined, white flour. They say it costs money to eat well.
    Don't forget the vegetables! :)
    Hope you are having a good week, Veronica.

  7. Veronica! Seriously!!!! You have the most interesting posts!!!

    Blessings & Aloha!

  8. Really interesting post, thanks. Amazing the differences what a dollar will buy depending on where you are in the world.

  9. isnt it nuts what a dollar gets?