Fish Market


Valparaiso Fish Market

We just came back from a wonderful trip to Chile! Yes, that large (not wide) country in South America where they speak Spanish, suffer earthquakes and have the most beautiful landscapes ever!!! Well, I’m planning to write a few posts on Chile… but you know me… I plan and plan and afterwards I change my mind or I just don’t think it’s worth the effort… hahaha. However, and before I make up my mind, I want to show you a few things about this market in Chile. The Fish market in Valparaiso really stroke me!

If you want to visit it, take the train to Portales, a neighborhood in Valparaiso, right by the sea and you will find the most amazing Fish Market of Valparaíso. The images talk for themselves!!!

Fish Market

Everything is handy! The sea is right back, the fishing boats on the front, the lorry ready to transport the cut fish right there and the pelicans taking a good view of their lunch! A great deal of bones and fish guts goes to the floor… it lasts seconds!!!

Fish Market

Do we consider ourselves ecological? Check this! Nothing is wasted… everything has a purpose…

Sea lions at fish market

Sea lions also have their share! Fish bones and guts for everybody that knows where the fish market is!

Valparaiso fish market

Valparaiso Fish Market, one of the most awesome Chilean markets I have seen. Don’t miss the opportunity to visit it!

All pictures taken with my handy Fujifilm FinePix X10!


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09/10/2014 · 1:15 h by Joan Nova

Great! Looking forward to seeing more photos from your trip to Chile.

09/10/2014 · 19:12 h by Núria Farregut

Thanks Joan! I took… you don’t want to know how many pictures I took ;D

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