Portugal, Algarve: Traditional "alcatruzes" at the harbour of Santa Luzia in Tavira.

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Portugal, Algarve: Traditional "alcatruzes" at the harbour of Santa Luzia in Tavira.
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The "alcatruzes" are ceramic pots which are used by algarvian fishermen to catch octopus. The octopus likes darkness and hides himself inside of the pots which the fishermen let into the water. The next day they can collect the pots with the "polvo" inside.
Location: Santa Luzia, Tavira, Algarve, Portugal