What is it about salty paintings, drawings, tattoos and photos? Anything to do with ships and sailors sparks my imagination.
The Kraken is a legendary sea monster of giant size that is said to dwell off the coasts of Norway and Greenland.
Drawings of sea creatures dragging a ship down to the briny deeps fills a seafarer with fear and curiosity. Are sea monsters a myth? Nobody knows, but all wonder about the early sailors who crossed the vast uncharted oceans. The schools of whales, sharks and dolphins they must have seen. The injuries and deaths that occurred after being stung by a Manta Ray, bit by a Shark, rammed by a Whale, dragged to the bottom by a gigantic Octopus or Squid. Yet, we all know that in there free time sailors and fishermen are famous for spinning yarns that heighten and perhaps exaggerate the facts just a bit.
Denizens of the deep
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