"Wading neck deep in a swamp, your revolver is neither use nor ornament until you have had time to clean it" Mary H. Kingsley (1897)

Posts tagged “Boat

Exit Strategy

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The plan was a dawn ride to the lake shore:

A chance to capture sunrise over the water.

But nature is capricious.

Cloud entirely covered the sky.

Three fishing canoes came to divert us:

More than adequate compensation.

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So having photographed the boats, we headed back to home…

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An Assembly Of Fishermen: Preparing Your Boat

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Before the fishermen set out, the boats and nets are prepared:

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All must be sea-worthy.

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They that go down to the sea in ships, that do business in great waters;

These see the works of the Lord, and his wonders in the deep.

For he commandeth, and raiseth the stormy wind, which lifteth up the waves thereof.

Psalm 107. 23 – 25

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An Assembly Of Fishermen

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Along Kerala’s beaches, the evenings see fishermen assembling by their boats.

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They are waiting for the sunset.

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In the cool of the night, fish rise closer to the surface waters,

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While the men are spared the intense glaring heat of the sun,

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At sea, in an open boat.

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“The charm of fishing is that it is the pursuit of that which is elusive but attainable, a perpetual series of occasions for hope”

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