Monday, June 30

Late every evening Salvatore the fisherman pulls up at the pier with his evening catch. Last night we went along to see what he was doing:
Along with the octopus, squid and shellfish he sometimes finds sea snakes or eels in the pots. Here he is wrestling with one:
And here is the eel wriggling around before we threw it back in the sea (It sort of puts me off swimming in the sea, seeing these creatures.):
Catch of the day:
And one of Positano's many firework displays at midnight. This one was to celebrate Saint Peter and Paul:

5 comments:

  1. I was sick as a dog last night and that "murena" is U.G.L.Y.
    thanks for the firework shot, they must've been wonderful
    dollyna

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  2. I wouldn't be able to hold that catch of the day!

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  3. Wow that fisherman has quite a tan!

    Maybe eel is more of a Northern European thing? My husband's dad in Holland makes his own eel nets and goes fishing for them in the canal.

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  4. i'm with kataroma in that Salvatore is possibly the tannest Italian I've ever seen!!!

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  5. Murena fritta is delicious.
    And eels, just like any other animals, are wonderful creatures that don't harm other animals for reasons different than survival.
    That unfortunately, is a peculiarity of the human species...

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