A brand new fishing boat..
and the crew.
Behind all those jokes and songs and relaxing
the life is tough.
A constant fight with the deep sea
where trawlers and purse-seine nets sweep the ocean clean
leaving nothing for the small-boat fishermen.
Freshly caught fish has become a rare commodity these days. Fishermen had complained about the polluted waters of the lake and the constant movement of international and naval vessels that disturb the fishes. But a few determined folks sure would ensure a decent catch using a ‘Cast net’ or ‘Throw net’. One can also see a Chinese net in the background…
Lone fisherman rowing his boat in the backwaters expecting a good catch. But will the gods be kind enough today?
Dhows are arabic boats. The fishing harbour near the Coast Guard side opposite to the Bahrain National Museum is a resting place for many dhows. Most of them coming after an overnight trip to the sea and back while others wait their turn for the venture. Gently moving with the ripples, the dhows might look meek. They sure are the tigers of the sea…