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loghinmarius

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matt14757

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houseofindya

Stilt fishermen sit perched far from shore atop crude crucifixes of sticks and twine, dangling fishing rods into the sea. . . . . . #Indya #HouseOfIndya #fishermen #india #fishing #stiltfishing #sea #indianocean #indian

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shin.hyunhee

#srilanka #colombo #길거리 #gallery #stiltfishing 길거리에 전시 된 그림 한 장. 그 어느 그림보다 스리랑카를 표현하는 것 같다.

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epicsitha

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jonasliu

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jonasliu

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kaleidosscape

Stilt fishermen at work. #galle #stiltfishing #srilanka #beachlife

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stephen_blaxhall

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tamaracfenton

Bit of traditional stilt fishing, no boat needed! 🎣🇱🇰🌊 #stiltfishing #srilanka #ouradevnture #fishermen #howsyourbalance

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aleworldface

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worldlovetraveller

Stilt fishermen 🐟

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lankayamu

Photo by @westieheart ··· “ The tradition of stilt fishing is slowly dying in Sri Lanka and men you can see on the coast near Galle are just actors who found a way to make some money. Yet they are great to photograph and for me as a person still too shy to take close-up photos of locals it was a great experience and a way to try myself in this kind of photography. #srilanka #travelsrilanka #srilankatravel #visitsrilanka #stiltfishing #fishing #fisherman #travelphotography #srilankan #travel #traveling #traveler #trip #adventure #people #photography #photographer #canon #work #nature #beautiful #beautifuldestinations #picoftheday #photooftheday

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robscottphoto

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marrymeinsrilanka

Braving the stilts, coral, and waves for a stunning shot from the #SariNotSorry series! 😍 | Model: @sarahnatashalove | @lauragriertravel @dametraveler @rosanna_cordoba | Saree Designer: @srilanka_on_silk | #SinhaLadies #MarryMeInSriLanka ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ .⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ .⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ .⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ .⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ . ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ #destinationwedding #srilankaweddings #weddings #weddingplanner #weddingplanning #weddingdestination #srilankatravel #luxuryweddings #srilankadaily #cntraveler #bridetobe #tropicalbride #weddinginspiration #passionpassport #tropicaldestinations #destinationweddingplanner #styledshoot #srilanka #srilankastyle #stiltfishing

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just.globetrotting

🎣 Stilt fishing is a unique method of fishing in the country of Sri Lanka. 🐟 When there’s no locals about, call on @justcreative to fill the role 👏🏼 . . . #fishing #srilanka #stilts #justglobetrotting #stiltfishing #ocean #blue #travel #dailylook #explore #fish #life #travelling #job #srilankadaily #traditions #photography #water #locallife #travelgram #travelphotography #sand #poser #beach #wanderlust #travelgram #visitsrilanka

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philhaynes87

We visited Galle in the south of #srilanka and heard about how the local fishermen still use traditional methods of fishing from stilts raised out to sea. We knew we had to see this for our selves, and set about going along the coast in a Tuk-Tuk until we came across a family that has been finishing this way for generations. It was an amazing experience to spend some time watching them work! #stiltfisherman #fishing #srilankatravel

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kyominjung

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philhaynes87

We visited Galle in the south of #srilanka and heard how local fishermen still use traditional methods of fishing from stilts raised out at sea. We knew we had to see this for ourselves, so set about going along the coast in a Tuk-Tuk until we came across a family that has been finishing this way for generations. It was an amazing experience to spend some time watching them work! #stiltfisherman #fishing #srilankatravel

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illiannnnnnn

📍高蹺釣魚 Stilt Fishing 🎣 當地傳統的捕魚方法,是斯里蘭卡最具代表性的畫面。 ****其實是要付錢拍照的一個所謂「景點」😑🤷🏿‍♀️🤷🏿‍♀️🤷🏿‍♀️🤷🏿‍♀️ . . . #SriLanka #beach #stiltfishing #iconic #traditional #fishing #sea #ocean #fishermen #trip #travel #exploresrilanka #travelstagram #travelgram #girl #photography #travelphotography #girlstrip #photooftheday #liannstravel #LianninSriLanka

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adamahsmith

Southern coast of Sri Lanka is beautiful and really chilled. Love this moment - locals swimming, the sunset and fishermen stilts in the surf 😎 #srilanka #srilankatravel #koggala #koggalabeach #unawatuna #galle #stiltfishing #sunset #surf #srilankanewyear

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tharanga_r

🇱🇰 Sri Lankan Stilt Fisherman waiting for their catch. Alternate Angle #srilanka #stiltfishing #fishing #sunset #water #beach #travelphotography #travel #travelgram #globetrotter #pictureoftheday

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garyworley46

The amazing stilt fisherman of Sri Lanka bags full of fish 🎣 what a site to see tourist free found by our friendly Tuk tuk driver #stiltfishing #srilanka #fishing #wayoflife #hardwork #notourists #offthebeatentrack #traditional #travelsrilanka #visitsrilanka #islandlife

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misplaced_melbournians

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issactwl

願者上釣 有冇人願意上釣 2018.4.4 #stiltfishing #srilanka

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adrian_airmax

regram @fernweh_addict Stilt Fishing is one of the most interesting traditional fishing methods of Sri Lanka. Records indicate that it came into being just after World War II. This mode of fishing was more widely used all along the coast until the tsunami in 2004 which caused such activities to cease temporarily until recent years. The beautiful sight of fishermen perched branched poles as they fish skillfully during dawn, noon and dusk. Though stilt fishermen make the activity seem easy and comfortable; stilt fishing requires much skill and balance. A vertical pole with an attached crossbar is embedded into the sea floor among the shallows, or on a riverbed. The crossbar allows the fishermen to be seated a couple of meters above the water causing minimal shadows on the water and hence little to no disturbance amongst the sea life. The stilt fishermen then use a rod from this precarious position to bring in a good catch of spotted herrings and small mackerels from the comparative shallows of the sea or from the river. They collect the catch in a bag tied to the pole or to their waist. Die🤡Drie🤡Bestertjies🤡 road trip through Sri Lanka 🇱🇰 April 18 #lovelife #srilanka #asia #fishing #stiltfishing #srilanka #asia #stiltfishermen #fun #holiday #photography #photooftheday #breathe #travelextraordinaire #traveljunkie #wanderlust #traveladdict #globetrotter #travelbug #adventure #worldtraveler #seetheworld #photography #explore #beautifuldestinations #roadtrip #indianocean #adventure #beautifuldestinations

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fernweh_addict

Stilt Fishing is one of the most interesting traditional fishing methods of Sri Lanka. Records indicate that it came into being just after World War II. This mode of fishing was more widely used all along the coast until the tsunami in 2004 which caused such activities to cease temporarily until recent years. The beautiful sight of fishermen perched branched poles as they fish skillfully during dawn, noon and dusk. Though stilt fishermen make the activity seem easy and comfortable; stilt fishing requires much skill and balance. A vertical pole with an attached crossbar is embedded into the sea floor among the shallows, or on a riverbed. The crossbar allows the fishermen to be seated a couple of meters above the water causing minimal shadows on the water and hence little to no disturbance amongst the sea life. The stilt fishermen then use a rod from this precarious position to bring in a good catch of spotted herrings and small mackerels from the comparative shallows of the sea or from the river. They collect the catch in a bag tied to the pole or to their waist. Die🤡Drie🤡Bestertjies🤡 road trip through Sri Lanka 🇱🇰 April 18 #lovelife #srilanka #asia #fishing #stiltfishing #srilanka #asia #stiltfishermen #fun #holiday #photography #photooftheday #breathe #travelextraordinaire #traveljunkie #wanderlust #traveladdict #globetrotter #travelbug #adventure #worldtraveler #seetheworld #photography #explore #beautifuldestinations #roadtrip #indianocean #adventure #beautifuldestinations

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nathastravel

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annatasler

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benhazzuk

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attrill20

Stumbled across some stilt fisherman showing off their skills today #StiltFishing #Unawatuna #AttrillAdventure

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yvann_krupa

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srinath_rao88

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alittle.stepfurther

I recently re-discovered all of my #srilanka pictures and realised that I have some great ones to show off. Here’s one of the famous #stiltfishing that you always see people pictures of when you look at Sri Lanka. It was fascinating to get to see them but they do try to charge you money for taking the photo. I think they have realised how famous the photos of them really are. #lppathfinders #visitsrilanka #srilankatourism #travelblogger #girlswhowander #visitweligama

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arrack.junkies

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mervuka

When you’re running out of money in the middle of vacation 🎣 #stiltfishing #koggala #beach #srilanka #speechlessplaces @speechlessplaces

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mc_sehnsuchtsorte

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mc_sehnsuchtsorte

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charlottegaby

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masashi_jack_kamiya

#stiltfishing #koggala の砂浜は白く、珊瑚のカケラがたくさん落ちていました。 #ストルトフィッシング

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nuttynutrition

When planning our trip to Sri Lanka I was so excited to see the stilt fishermen 🐠 Although they no longer actually fish like this and it is more of a photo op, it is pretty cool to see!! —————————————————————— #fitfam #irishfitfam #happiness #health #positivevibes #positivity #karma #pma #mindovermatter #travel #travelblogger #wanderlust #explore #discover #backpacking #srilanka #kogalla #stiltfishing #stiltfishermen

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gracebeasley17

The local and stilt fishermen of Sri Lanka. Stilt fishing is unique to this country and it’s impressive to watch how they balance on them when the waves come crashing in 🇱🇰🎣💦 #srilanka #dalawellabeach #dalawella #unawatuna #travelsrilanka #stiltfishing #fishing #travel #explore #holiday

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westphillips

Stilt fisherman 🎣🇱🇰 Sri Lanka. 4/2018 westphillips.com

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louis.oflynn

A stilt fisherman in Sri Lanka using the pole to hide his shadow from the fish he’s catching in the shallows of the shoreline. The method is apparently unique to Sri Lankan fishermen. Very cool sight to see when driving down the coastline at sunset or dawn. ~ ~ #srilanka #stiltfishing #stiltfishermen #fishing #travel #sea #canon #5dmarkiv #weligama @basecampsrilanka

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bennihk

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vivimorgado

🇬🇧Local fishermen stilt fishing, a tradition unique to Sri Lanka. Being able to travel and learn about other cultures is what fuels our souls. 🇧🇷Pescadores se equilibram em cima de uma vara no mar para pescar, uma tradição única do Sri Lanka. Poder viajar e aprender sobre outras culturas é o que alimenta nossas almas.

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srilankan_travellers

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alicijanov

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iaf_fotoarte

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amandamullenxx

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keeuhoh

Most of the southern coastal areas in Sri Lanka are hotbeds for surfing with constant waves even during off season (which is how this place landed on my bucketlist two years ago). However, that also makes it harder for the locals to go fishing by the shoreline. Enter stilt fishing (ritipanna) — a unique practice to Sri Lanka. They catch the small fish that get caught in the tide with their fishing rods (pitta), while propped up on stilts to protect themselves from being pounded back to shore. ▫️ We were just passing through Ahangama (in the south) on our way to northern Sri Lanka when we made our driver stop for a closer look. The fishermen ask for 1,000 Sri Lankan rupees (around 300 pesos) to take (unli) photos, but as they only sell each small fish for 5 rupees (averaging a catch of 150-200 fish per day), it was a payment we were happy to make. ▫️ I read an article that said this was a dying practice, a result of the tsunami that devastated the Sri Lankan coast in 2004. The altered coastline now yields fewer fish, making it impractical for “fathers to pass on the tradition to their sons”. Today, some people just set up the stilts and hire actors to sit on top of them “for the ‘gram”. Frankly, that version of the story sounds incredibly dull and disappointing. On the other hand, these cultural changes are the signs of the times, and maybe there is something poetic in its demise — born of water, but then also torn by water ✨🌊🎣 #srilanka #culture #stiltfishing #fishing #waves #tides #fishermen #fisherfolk #travel #ritipanna #pitta #kithul #kaduru

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property_hunter

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property_hunter

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nat.wins

Did you even go to Sri Lanka if you didn’t see stilt fishermen? 🎣 #srilanka

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_the_wanderlust_guy_

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funka.lk

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elpibeontour

The stilt fisherman.... ... sit on the crossbar of the poles to avoid casting a shadow on the water, so the fish are unaware of their presence. They store their catch in bags around their waist. 📌 Koggala, Sri Lanka 🇱🇰 . . . #fisherman #srilanka #stiltfishing #stiltfishermen #natgeo #nature #fishing #fish #travel #travelphotography #photography #elpibeontour #travellover #travelislife #traveltheworld #letstravel #travelstuff #placestovisit #beautifuldestinations #travelandleisure #tripadvisor #wonderful_places #dailytravellers #beachesnresorts #picoftheday #naturephotography #hellosrilanka

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nicci_nac

Catching the stilt fisherman in action down some road by some chance #srilanka #stiltfishing #roadtripping #holidays #happydays

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courtneymaywald

Today my new BFF slash tuktuk driver, “Eddie”, picked me up at 7am to see the stilt fishermen on Dalawella Beach. 😮😮😮 “Eddie” insisted we absolutely 100% yes yes must go at that time madam so I could see people who were really fishing - not “actors” who rent the poles to pose for tourist pics at up to 1,500 rupees a pop (about €7.50). 😹😹😹 Personally I think that’s a clever hustle for both the “actors” and the fishermen, aka pole landlords, not to mention the travellers who want to sleep past 7am - so you do you, guys.👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽 But glad I got an authentic glimpse of this dying tradition nonetheless. Cheers, “Eddie”. 🐟🐟🐟 . #srilanka #stiltfishing #stiltfishermen #unawatuna #patsyandeddie #travel #travels #travelgram #instatravel #travelingram #traveller #traveler #traveling #travelling #travelphotography #travelblog

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individualtraveller

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imane.boutkhil

#1st instagram post #srilanka #stiltfishing

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blogger_srilanka

@macatraveller . . .🇱🇰👣Stilt fishermen 🎣 This mode of fishing was more widely used all along the coast until the tsunami in 2004 which caused such activities to cease temporarily until recent years. 🎣 The beautiful sight of fishermen perched branched poles as they fish skillfully during dawn, noon and dusk; can now be commonly along the southern coast in towns such as Koggala, Kaththaluwa and Ahangama. 🎣 Though stilt fishermen make the activity seem easy and comfortable; stilt fishing requires much skill and balance. 🎣 A vertical pole with an attached crossbar is embedded into the sea floor among the shallows, or on a riverbed. 🎣 The crossbar allows the fishermen to be seated a couple of meters above the water causing minimal shadows on the water and hence little to no disturbance amongst the sea life. 🎣 The stilt fishermen then use a rod from this precarious position to bring in a good catch of spotted herrings and small mackerels from the comparative shallows of the sea or from the river. 🎣 They collect the catch in a bag tied to the pole or to their waist. 🐟 🐟 🐟 🐟 ............................................................................................... #srilanka #ceylandisland #fishing #stiltfishing #stiltfishermen #asiatrip2018 #secretplaces #travelingasia #discoversrilanka #travelsrilanka #macatraveller #iamatraveller #gameofthones #yosoytraveler #whereitravel #amazingearth #beautifulasia #travelsrilanka #srilankainstyle #travelinstyle #travelvip #spaniardtraveller #styletraveller #nicetravel #travelerinsrilanka

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karaca_kayhan

The Dying tradition of Sri Lankan fishing🇱🇰 ... stilt fishing experienced🎣 amazing... #srilanka #stiltfishing #fisherman #fish #fishing #traditional #experience

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nickgorringe

Stilt fishing with the lads! Rocked up, caught a fish, job done. #giveamanafish... #stiltfishing #bucketlisting #srilanka

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