National Geographic : 1937 Jun
Photograph byF.W.Goro ON SUNDAY, FISHERMEN ENJOY A "BUSMAN'S HOLIDAY" AMID NETS AND SAILS ABOARD THEIR VESSEL The men's everyday pants and jackets range in color from brightest red to most delicate pink, with patches of other brilliant hues. When afleet departs on along voyage, the young girls of Le Croisic bid their sweethearts adieu with a song called "Sea Gulls." Breton codfishers, who for centuries have ventured asfar asIceland and Newfoundland, are immortalized in Pierre Loti's stirring novel "An Iceland Fisherman." Many sailors work on farms inwinter and go to sea inFebruary orMarch.