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A day in the life of a fisherman in kochi

A day in the life of a fisherman in kochi The Chinese Fishing Nets at Fort Kochi is a must visit attraction in Kerala. These are fixed land installations, used for fishing in a unique method. These nets are fixed on bamboo and teak poles holding it horizontally by huge mechanisms so as to pull them down into the sea. These nets are weighed by large stones tied to ropes. Once sorted, the fishermen's wives sell the fish in the market. Fishermen also sell to vendors depending on the best price offered and the vendors in turn sell them at the market.

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Date Taken: 02.2018
Date Uploaded: 05.2019
Photo Location: Kochi, India
Camera: Canon EOS 1300D
Copyright: © Firos nv