The man unfurled the scroll and hung it on the wall of the makeshift tent to reveal a majestic mountain soaring to the heights in bold black brush strokes. It was a scene showing nature in all its grandeur dwarfing a lone human figure halfway up the mountain.

I spent a few moments losing myself in the scene. It was just what I had been looking for. "How much is it?" I asked.

"¥7,000," the man replied.