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Walking the Camino Frances on stilts

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Not that unusual, here's a crowd of good old boys out for a night on the town in Les Landes region of France

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And it gives a whole new meaning to the word "postman"

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The staff he's carrying is meant to allow him to rest without getting down - turns him into a tripod (honestly).

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Stumbled upon them while on holiday about 25 years ago at a small town fete in the Landes region. We thought it was a circus act at first.
My daughters, then 7 and 9, tried out the "starter" ones that raised them about 50cm off the ground but as they've both ended up just shy of 184cm stilts weren't really needed!
 

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An odd story I saw today. An Italian man who has just walked about 150km of the Camino Frances on stilts.

I met Gulio on June 17th in Fonfria. At first I just couldn't believe my eyes... I guess at 2nd and 3rd, I STILL couldn't believe it.
He asked me to take his photo with his phone and of course I was clicking mine any chance I got..
Giulio told me he started in Leon and acknowledged that he did worked in the circus.
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