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Fixing my feathers
The Boatsman
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The Boatsman

A fisherman in a luzzu, a traditional Maltese fishing boat, painted brightly and especially with a pair of eyes, the 'Eye of Horus', said to protect from the dangers of the sea. As this lasting Phoenician custom still finds its way into contemporary life, one can see a larger, modern, motorised boat dwarfing the luzzu in the background.

TAGS: Ferry, Malta, Modern, Traditional

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Mumbai, India
Member since 2018
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© Nilay Bhandari.
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Image Source: mobile
Date Taken: 09.2018
Filed Under: Travel
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 8, 2018, 11:17 a.m.
Camera Make: Google
Camera Model: Pixel 2
Focal Length: 4.4mm
Shutter Speed: 1/3344
Aperture: f1.8
ISO: ISO56
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PHOTO LOCATION Valletta, Malta