Steve Happ Photography Ramblings and dissertations

October 15, 2017

Kozhikode Tourist Photos

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Calicut – Kerala.

I got into Calicut just before mid-day and had some dinner near the bus station. Then I found my hotel and went out to get some money. On the way I found the Sunday markets where they were selling all sorts of stuff, second-hand and new.

the estuary at Calicut
The estuary

In the afternoon I went for a walk to the estuary and poked around the river mouth and the beach.

Working on the nets
Fishermen and nets

Playing around with the nets.

going to sea
Going to sea

I used to do this many years ago. Heading out to sea every night, punching a nor’easter home. No fish and a wet arse.

Black Kite
Black Kite

This Black Kite was just sitting on a rock close to some fishermen. I do not know why it did not fly away.

Indian Pond Heron
Indian Pond Heron

A reflective shot. Narcissus in feathers.

under the bridge
Under the bridge

Lots of action under the bridge late afternoon. woohoo!

recycling on the beach
Recycling some of the crap

So much rubbish on the beaches everywhere. Terrible.

Looking south
Looking south

Down the beach looking south towards Beypore.

kids processing green mussels
Kids getting mussels

Some kids were getting green mussels off the rocks. A couple of kids were diving and getting them and these kids were detaching them from the black gunk.

still working
Late evening net sorting

Late in the evening as the sun was going down, these fishermen were still sorting out their nets.

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