Camariñas’ women have always had a close relationship with the sea, to the point that some professions are exclusively feminine. Shellfish gatherers, fishing net makers, goose barnacle pickers, lighthouse keepers, cannery workers, lacemakers… are some of the professions dominated by women and having a strong presence in the local economy. Watch “Woman and sea” video

The Camariñas’ fish auction market has the peculiarity that the traditional auctioneer’s chant is replaced by electronic methods that enable sales to take place even before the boat reaches port. Nevertheless, there is an audio clip of the old auctioneer’s chant that you can listen to now.   Auction at the market [Audio mp3]     […]