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Chinese Fishing Nets, Cochin

By TonyDy
These nets were introduced by the Chinese Emperor Zheng He in the fourteenth century and are so effective that they are still used daily in Cochin. There are many of them along the shoreline.

Tags: Photo journalism India Landscape and travel Cochin Chinese fishing nets

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Chinga Plus
6 3 1 United Kingdom
7 Aug 2014 11:20AM

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Mollycat Plus
3 11 2 United Kingdom
7 Aug 2014 11:57AM
I'm alway amazed these contraptions work. But they do. Good capture of yours Tony.
CarolG Plus
10 199 20 Greece
7 Aug 2014 2:57PM
Looks very complicated, Tony, but obviously effective. Well captured. Carol
sawsengee Plus
10 5 12 Malaysia
7 Aug 2014 3:53PM
wonderful invention & nicely captured activities.......have seen some of these nets silhouetted against the rising & setting sun & they look awesome. Come October, I will be in Kochi to see them myself. Regards. Smile
TonyDy Plus
8 7 3 United Kingdom
7 Aug 2014 4:39PM
Thank you all.
Wow that is a big frame but they obviously work. Great shot Tony. Cathy
alansnap 13 577 26 United Kingdom
7 Aug 2014 8:04PM
I loved these Tony. I was lucky enough to get some decent shots and a video.
TonyDy Plus
8 7 3 United Kingdom
8 Aug 2014 2:47PM
Thank you both.
DonMc 8 United Kingdom
9 Aug 2014 10:31PM
Great cultural image Tony. Good photography to boot!
Regards Don

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