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Driving up the trabucchi coast

Driving up the trabucchi coast

On the beautiful Adriatic coastline shared by Molise, Abruzzo and Puglia, lies the  “La costa dei Trabucchi’: here large wooden platforms rooted to the rocks jut out into the sea. The arms of the trabucco or trabocco hold a narrow fishing net, il traboccetto.  A complicated series of winches is used to lower and raise the net, literally catching the fish…

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