Thursday, April 30, 2009

Chinese fishing nets (Cochin, India)


Kochi or Cochin is a very important center for the spice trade attracting traders from far and wide. Some suppose that the nets were introduced by the Chinese explorer Zheng He.

Source: New world encyclopedia







Watercolor on paper (36 cms. x 25 cms.)

7 comments:

  1. or even hooghly, kolkata were i liv :)

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  2. Its brilliant!!! One of your best so far...

    --Gia

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  3. Brillant! I have shot a video of the Chinese nets. You will find it amusing. It is at http://justgoingaround.com/?p=117

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  4. Hi Just Going... I too have a video taken when I visited the place in January.

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  5. Beautiful light and cloud formations!

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  6. There are times when you love something you have created. This one is of one such times :-)

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