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Photo opp: Chinese fishing nets in Kerala

Photo opp: Chinese fishing nets in Kerala
... Palace,” along with vestiges of the British Raj and the Portuguese. And you’ll find it in a serene setting along the Malabar Coast in Kerala, in India’s far south, surrounded by coconut groves, where goats and rickshaws still take over the streets. On the tip of this peninsula you’ll find traditional Chinese fishing nets – a practice┬áthat has been in use for┬áhundreds of years, which came from Kubla Khan traders in 1400 AD. They’re gigantic contraptions made...
March 19th, 2010 | Vawn | Read More | Comments: 0
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