Gambia: Tanji Fish Market

I´m a coast girl. And I love the smell of the fish. I mean not the one of the gratinated oysters in Paris or of a clean safran fish market in Brittany, I mean the real one. I love the smell of smoked mackerel in men´s hair and the sparkling fish scales under women´s nails. Many of you won´t find these pictures inviting, but for me it has been the best experience in Gambia (Westafrica) to walk through the village of Tanji and first see how the catch gets cleaned and prepared in the yards and then finally to arrive at the beach and watch the boats come back to the coast – full of joyfull and sad faces. I just couldn´t stop taking pictures and I wished I could share this smell with you – even though most of you would kill me for doing that haha…P1500446P1500461P1500490P1500493P1500477P1500515P1500506P1500554P1500595P1500768P1500826P1500589P1500604P1500633P1500810P1500613P1500620P1500597P1500778P1500661P1500701P1500641P1500753

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