10.11.10 by Jeff


“Casteller” by photographer Mike Randolph. In the city of Tarragona, Spain, castellers gather every two years to see who can build the highest, most intricate human castles. This is so intense!

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Watch the incredible video below!

via: b/d

Jeff Hamada is the Founder and Editor of Booooooom. He lives and works in Vancouver.

  • http://www.jeffhamada.com/ Jeff

    better get the stretchers!

  • http://www.jeffhamada.com/ Jeff

    be sure to jump over to Mike Randolph’s site – his photos are beautiful

  • http://www.myangelone.de angelone

    But looks somehow dangerous.
    On the other hand, it’s spain!
    They have bull fighing and the bull race in Pamplona :)

  • Marga

    Castells is a tradition from Catalunya, any animal is killed… it’s beautiful, bull fighting is a shame.

  • gale

    Catalunya, is not Spain

    • http://www.jeffhamada.com/ Jeff

      Tarragona is a city in the south of Catalonia in the north-east of Spain

      • http://www.masmuf.com Masmuf

        Yes, but Catalonia is a country with a culture and a tongue own. This is important for us.Bull fighting is a shame. Thanks Jeff.

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  • http://betweenblackandwhite.tumblr.com/ drvokestena

    soooooooo goooooooooood!!!!!!!!!

    where else than in Spain hehehe


  • http://www.alberu.com alberu

    Castellers is a tradition from the catalan community, Catalunya derives from the term “Land of Castles” having evolved from the term castlà, the ruler of a castle. This has deep roots!!

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27.11.15 by Jeff

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Watch the video below!

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