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Thursday, October 25, 2018

Fishing Village Called Boddam For Crabs and Lobsters

SATURDAY MORNING...

We set out on a short trip to Boddam, a coastal village, half an hour north from Aberdeen.  It is a small fishing village and Aaron used to get his fresh seafood from a fisherman named John.  The night before Aaron called him to reserved some crabs and lobsters. Oh yes, he enquired about the prices too.. one kilogram of crabs is 2.50 pounds (around RM14)  and one kg of lobster is around 13 pounds! (around RM70)  Ohhh... how not to buy!  We must go, I told Aaron.....

The next day, the weather was very nice... sunny all the way for our one hour day trip.  Five of us squeezed into the car the next day... bringing home around 17 crabs and 2 big lobsters for dinner that evening.  
Such a lovely weather on the highway.... 
I think I can drive too... if given a chance... LOL... 
About an hour later, we reached Boddam...
The harbour where John is waiting for us... 
ahhhh.. there he is... 
Hauling the net of crabs up to his boat....

His name for the boat is Fertility.... indeed very productive!
His assistant going down to the boat to help John.... 
16 crabs was around 14kg and he gave one free crab to go...
Total we paid was 35 pounds for 17 crabs and 2 big lobsters....
Brown Crabs... 
Aaron was most excited... 
Information for the visitors like us... 
The famous lighthouse in Boddam...
The happy campers before setting out further to Peterhead for our lunch.... 



7 comments:

  1. Wow, straight from the sea to your table! I bet they tasted amazing! The weather is so beautiful. Pretty yellow flowers on the side of the road.

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  2. I like the first photo, very beautiful!

    So will it be chili crabs or pepper crabs? Hee hee

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  3. So so cheap!!! I would buy a lot and feast on those, makan puas puas.

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  4. Lovely fishing place. Ooo. Aaron.was so happy with the crab.

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  5. So syiok to get fresh seafood direct from the sea. Looking forward to your post on the crabs and lobster.

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  6. Eh, no photos of the cooked crabs and lobsters?

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