Global market example

Darien angel

A carved marble (pretty sure) angel, definitely not concrete. Lovely. This is your pretty picture and not the title image.

Jellyball fleet

The first boats are the jellyball boats; the ones downstream closer to the mouth of the river are shrimpers. Jellyballs are a certain jellyfish that they process here by the boatload and send to China/Taiwan (if I have the story right). They are desirable because they are unusual in having a bit of crunch, I hear.

This illustrates how the world economy can link to fairly small, far-away places to extract even a single resource.

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