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Pasola: let fly!

The festival of Pasola in Sumba, Indonesia, looks like a medieval jousting tournament - mounted warriors charge and throw spears at each other. In reality, however, it's more of a sacrificial ritual, the purpose being to fertilize the soil with spilled blood.

TAGS: Action, Horse, Indonesia, Throw

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Chiang Mai, Thailand
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 02.2014
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Filed Under: Travel
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 27, 2015, 10:17 a.m.
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Focal Length: 130mm
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