Something Fishy

 

In coastal towns of Mexico, generally, the tourists swim and the locals fish.IMGP0029a

They make sure their nets are mended before they go out.

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Sometimes the catch is good, sometimes it’s meagre. Notice the white apron to keep the water, slime, and blood off the fisherman’s clothes? The second fellow gets by with a makeshift apron. Nothing wrong with a big garbage bag to use as an apron.

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In the early morning the fish is already for sale at the beach,

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and later at the fish market in town.

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The tourists can buy fish to take to their bungalows to cook, or they can go out to a beachside restaurant and order the catch of the day.

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It’s not terribly fancy, but it’s very tasty, especially when eaten beside the sea from whence it came.

 

26 thoughts on “Something Fishy

  1. I especially like the photo of the two fishermen coming home with their catch. The one in the white apron is quite handsome, don’t you think? I wish I had his curly hair!

    The simple meal looks delightful. I’ll take a table by the beach, thank you. And isn’t that a little salt and lime I see on the table? Even better!

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  2. We wished to get the fresh fish of the day during our stay in Crete this summer. Mexico is a bit far too travel to for us.
    Nice pics and a nice story behind them. Thanks for sharing.

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