Story By: Jonathan Macias, Sub Editor: Joseph Golder, Agency: Newsflash
This is the moment an ingenious man is filmed fishing from his rooftop terrace into the ocean below in Lanzarote during Spain’s strict coronavirus lockdown.
The clip was recorded in the town of Caleta de Famara on the Spanish island of Lanzarote in the Canary Islands in southern Spain and has been widely shared online.
In the video, the man, who has not been named, can be standing on the roof terrace of his house on the seafront and he then picks up his sizeable fishing rod before casting into the ocean.
A second person is seen sitting under a parasol next to him.
The clip has been widely shared on social media with netizens showing envy for the man’s entertainment during the lockdown.
Facebook user ‘Alexi Garcia’ said: “The dream of many people like me, in quarantine and respecting it.”
Netizen ‘Franciso J. Perez Trujillo’ said: “If you can do it, it’s perfect. I am happy for him, he can have fun and eat quality food.”
Last week local media report that the smallest of the Spanish Canary Islands called La Graciosa is the only inhabited island in the country to have so far avoided any coronavirus infections through a strict lockdown.
The island which measures 29 square kilometres and just 737 inhabitants located next lo Lanzarote has managed to escape the virus since the first COVID-109 patient arrived in Spain on 31st January after he was supposedly infected in Germany.
According to the latest data from the Johns Hopkins University, there have been 174,069 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Spain, with 18,255 deaths.
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