A collection of fishing boats from around the world.
Napping in a small fishing boat under the shade of U Bien Bridge in Mandalay, Myanmar. This was essentially the size of all fishing boats in Myanmar, although their diet had a lot of fish and seafood in it. The University of Washington research vessel drift-netting fish and counting them. (Deception Pass Boat Tour.)
A fishing boat with a pretty good catch judging by the tons of seagulls following it; off of the beach of Playa Blanca in Costa Rica. Colourful fishing boats in Luarca, Spain. Yellow fishing boat with blue barrels and a pile of yellow buoys at a dock in Pangkor, Malaysia. Many of these boats were live-aboard, the barrels containing fresh water for drinking. A line of small fishing boats pulled up onto the shore in Koh Lanta, Thailand.Boats as far as the eye can see in a Mui Ne fishing village in Vietnam. This shot is from 2003; the country is now getting fished out this close to shore, and there is a move by the government to supply the fishermen with bigger boats. But ultimately that means a lot less people employed by the fishing industry. Not everyone in Sweden is thrilled with the European Union; this boat in Grebbestad gives the European Union the finger. Ireland was another place which wasn’t overly thrilled with the European Union. The only people affected were the fishermen who were saying, “They gave away all our fish in order to get hold other items which everyone else wants but we don’t need.” They also had other problems, as this boat attests to with a sign that says, ‘No to the toxic salmon farms in Galway Bay.’ This fishing boat is on the Aran Island of Inisheer. Boats in Porthgain Harbour, one of the sights along the Pembrokeshire Coastal Path in Wales.
On December 18th the Virgen de la Soledad is taken down to the water and sent off on a cruise in order to bless the fishing fleet of Puerto Escondido in Mexico.View of the fishing boats from the fish cafe on Lamma Island, Hong Kong. More of the Friendly Friday Challenge: Something Fishy.