Fishing net artisans - Puerto Lopez, Ecuador

Nets, Fishing Nets Made in Puerto Lopez, Ecuador #AtoZChallenge

Fishing net artisans working in Puerto Lopez, Ecuador

As you walk around Puerto Lopez, you will likely find someone working on a fishing net. One of the steps in creating a new net is to string rope between two posts and attach the net. As one long section is completed, the rope is moved along and retied, finished portion on the ground.

The fish market I wrote about recently (see it here) is behind the guys in the first photo. In the second, they are working along a river walk 5 minutes from the fish market.


Fishing net artisans working in Puerto Lopez, Ecuador
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Fishing net artisans in Puerto Lopez, Ecuador


A look back

Last year, I wrote Nurturing Owl Parents.

I am a US Expat in Ecuador. I grew up on a Minnesota farm, worked in IT in California's Silicon Valley, then moved to a coastal Ecuador fishing village. My goal is to share Ecuador with you, one snippet at a time. Topics include attractions, compassion, ecotourism, Ecuador products, everyday Ecuador, and flora and fauna. Please let me know what you would like to read more about!


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