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Photo: Climbing the greasy pole

30 August 2013


Climbing the greasy pole:  a man runs up the "gostra" - a pole covered in grease - to try to uproot a flag to win a prize, in a game dating back to the Middle Ages, played during the St Julian's Day celebrations, near Valletta, in Malta

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