sabato 20 marzo 2010
Every day of the year, in ports all over the world, vast cargo ships sail in, unnoticed by almost all of us who rely on their merchandise. However, at the perimeter of harbours, you’ll often find a curious group of people standing around in waterproof clothing, armed with binoculars and pads. These cargo ship spotters keep a meticulous track of the activity on the water. They are interested in the ships’ length, provenance, engines and ownership. Society tells us that there is nothing wrong spending time in art galleries admiring seascapes - and yet cargo ship spotting has a bad name in many quarters. It’s seen as obsessive and strange.
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