The Old Man and the Sea

Challenge #11 in the All Around series. Hosted by jkats.
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Inspired by Ernest Hemingway's novel titled "The Old Man and the Sea", about an old fisherman that fights against a huge swordfish. Capture the theme as you wish, not only old man fishing and show us your image. Do try to convey the challenge theme.
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The chief harpooner of the village stands on the bow of a boat with sails made of woven reeds waiting for a whale (that didn't appear that day). Lembata Island, Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia.
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Submitted: Sunday, 18th July, 2010 05:58 (GMT)
Taken: Monday, 8th June, 1992
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Notes: Scanned from a dusty old slide.
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