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A Cantabrian warrior, lights a bonfire in the camp of the Cantabrian tribes, during the representation of the Cantabrian Wars in the town of Los Corrales de Buelna (Cantabria). The festival of the Cantabrian wars is an event that is represented in the municipality of Los Corrales de Buelna (Cantabria), the last weekend of August and the first of September. This festival of marked historical character, represents the Cantabrian wars that the Roman troops maintained centuries ago against the peoples who lived there. Its first edition was in 2001 and since 2008 this festival is considered of national tourist interest. It has the active participation of more than 1800 people, which are divided into thirteen Cantabrian tribes and thirteen Roman legions. In this way, they recreate battles and the way of life in the camps of both sides. LOS CORRALES DE BUELNA-CANTABRIA-SPAIN

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2018
Date Uploaded: 10.2019
Photo Location: cantabria, Spain
Camera: NIKON D750