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17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
Rapa das bestas

An aloitador rides inside the Curro (it is the enclosure destined specifically to the "rapa") to Rapa das Bestas, the celebration that annually welcomes hundreds of horses and thousands of curious people in the parish of Sabucedo, in the municipality of A Estrada in Pontevedra, faces horses in the dust with wrestlers trying to challenge their wild nature.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 07.2018
Date Uploaded: 07.2019
Photo Location: Spain
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark IV
Copyright: © Javier Arcenillas