happiness and labour

Fish selling in Lieden and Elmina Market

On my visit to the Leiden Market, I witnessed a scene where the fish sellers were singing in union with each other. There was a man and woman selling and singing, while scraping herrings. But in my home country, Ghana, the fishermen sing when pulling the net of fishes out of the water whilst the women wait and take the fish away to sell at market like the Elmina fish market. The women are the one that sell and the atmosphere is mostly in chaos.

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