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HOMBRES DE MUSGO - MOSS MEN

Manuel Gallego poses dressed up as a "Hombre de Musgo" (Moss Man) to take part in the Corpus Christi procession on June 6, 2010, in the Spanish village of Bejar, Salamanca province. Legend sais that being Bejar a muslim village, on XII century, a group of christians covered their clothes with moss and attacked the muslim castle. The terrified muslims left the castle and Bejar was conquered by christians. The Moss Men have been taking part in the Corpus Christi procession since 1397. Photo Rafa Rivas

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HOMBRES DE MUSGO - MOSS MEN
Manuel Gallego poses dressed up as a "Hombre de Musgo" (Moss Man) to take part in the Corpus Christi procession on June 6, 2010, in the Spanish village of Bejar, Salamanca province. Legend sais that being Bejar a muslim village, on XII century, a group of christians covered their clothes with moss and attacked the muslim castle. The terrified muslims left the castle and Bejar was conquered by christians. The Moss Men have been taking part in the Corpus Christi procession since 1397. Photo Rafa Rivas