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Horseback shrimp fisherman of Oostduinkerke, Belgium.

Shrimp fishing on horseback was once a popular form of fishing in certain areas of Belgium, France, Holland and England. Oostduinkerke is the only place left in the world where this 500 year old tradition is still in practice.

In December 2013 Unesco recognized shrimpfishing on horseback as intangible cultural heritage.
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Horseback shrimp fisherman of Oostduinkerke, Belgium. <br />
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Shrimp fishing on horseback was once a popular form of fishing in certain areas of Belgium, France, Holland and England.  Oostduinkerke is the only place left in the world where this 500 year old tradition is still in practice.<br />
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In December 2013 Unesco recognized shrimpfishing on horseback as intangible cultural heritage.