Thursday, May 29, 2008

You can't make this stuff up

Both of these stories come to the NaturalBlog via friends who are soon moving away. Hopefully they'll keep reading even after they vamoose.

First up: Baby jumping. In Castrillo de Murcia, Spain, the men jump over babies in order to keep evil at Bay. This doesn't seem safe (see picture at right), though the BBC cautiously notes, "Nobody appeared to get hurt in this year's festive event."

The fella in the picture is supposed to be dressed as the devil. Who knew the devil wore Addias sneakers?

And speaking of Spain, how about a helpful lesson in how to speak its Romance language:



Anonymous aborvitae said...

The singin' dude looks like Johnny O'Dette.

June 03, 2008  

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