Fiesta de St. Fermin, Pamplona, Spain

Fiesta de St. Fermin, Pamplona, Spain

In the city of Tarragona, Spain, castellers gather every two years to see who can build the highest, most intricate human castles. This Catalan tradition requires astonishing strength, finesse, and balance. Not to mention courage. (see article: http://www.gadling.com/2012/06/04/video-of-the-day-human-towers-in-tarragona-spain/?a_dgi=aolshare_facebook  )

In the city of Tarragona, Spain, castellers gather every two years to see who can build the highest, most intricate human castles. This Catalan tradition requires astonishing strength, finesse, and balance. Not to mention courage. (see article: http://www.gadling.com/2012/06/04/video-of-the-day-human-towers-in-tarragona-spain/?a_dgi=aolshare_facebook )

castells

castells

Human towers (Castells) in Catalonia, Spain.

Human towers (Castells) in Catalonia, Spain.

Castells Plaça Sant Jaume Barcelona

Castells Plaça Sant Jaume Barcelona

Diada Castellera  a Sitges

Diada Castellera a Sitges

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Human towers called Castells are traditionally built in festivals all over Catalonia.

Human towers called Castells are traditionally built in festivals all over Catalonia.

4d9f de la Vella by Carlos Luna, via Flickr

4d9f de la Vella by Carlos Luna, via Flickr

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