Passola festival in Sumba with Nikon D850 and Nikon 300 f/2.8 VR II

After a few hours, it's all over and horseman begin to arrive at the beach for the Passola - a staged war between clans on which one tries to make the other one retreat by trowing spears - now, just wooden sticks but not long ago, they had sharp metal points. It was believed that shedding blood during the Passola was honourable and auspicious.

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