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Wednesday, Apr 16, 2014

Travel, Asia

'Pasola' festival: Where Sumba island horsemen once fought to the death

Wednesday, Apr 16, 2014

It's all action at pasola, an annual festival held on the island of Sumba, Indonesia. The festival used to be more violent, with the battles resulting in deaths disguised as a form of human sacrifice, but nowadays the spears the horsemen throw at each other have blunt tips.

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