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On a islet, called “tapo”, where men of the lagoon usually build their huts “casoni”, usually there’s a “cavana”. This is a shelter for boats, usually covered by ditch reed. Because of clayey substratum and the alternation of the tides, there was necessary continuous maintenance in order to prevent progressive sanding up of these small […]
At eastern boundaries of Grado Lagoon, a fisherman rowes “alla valesana” on his boat. This is a rowing technique with crossed oars, used in fishing valleys and in lagoon shallows. This picture, relatively recent, testifies to us about an ancient way of rowing, nowadays almost fallen into disuse and used only under particolar environmental and […]