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Images of the Week 4: Catch of the day, Estepona, Costa del Sol

August 6th, 2011 2 Comments  
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Location: Estepona, Costa del Sol

Since fish and seafood are staples of the Mediterranean Diet that’s been a way of life in Southen Spain since time immemorial, it’s only natural that the fishing industry has a vital part to play in every coastal town and village on the Costa del Sol. With up to 100 boats setting sail from port each day, Estepona’s fishing fleet is the second largest after that of Málaga, and even though it meant getting up at the crack of dawn on his day off, when VIVA photographer Jorge Morales had the opportunity to join the crew of an Estepona-based trawler for an 11-hour stint at sea, there was just no way he was going to turn it down…