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Creating human towers in Spain

The tradition of building human towers, or castells, dates back to the 18th century and takes place during festivals in Catalonia. Teams compete to build the tallest and most complicated castells. A castellis considered successful when it is loaded and unloaded without falling apart. The highest...
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