Photographer's Note

This shot was also taken during my last trip to Aveiro, was very early the light was not to much and everything looked peaceful!

Having as action field Ria de Aveiro, the Moliceiro Boat is the type of boat destined to the harvest and transport of the aquatic vegetation, occupation known for the popular term of "apanha of the moliço", and serves eventually to the transport of people, merchandises or cattle. Ex-libris of Ria de Aveiro, the moliceiro is distinguished by the elegant exotic of its raised nose and on, and for its glad decoration of strong apelative colors. This boat in form of "half-moon", descends of the canoes of boards of mesopotamic type. The geographic area of its perform encloses all the surface of laughs, varying its dimensions in agreement the zones where it sails, being thus a well adapted boat to the activity that practise and the geographic and weather conditions of this area.

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