The Stilt Walking Shepherds of Landes

Fascinating part of history! This, indeed, is worthy of the Hiccups from History designation!

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landes-stilt-walkers-8A 1938 postcard showing shepherds from the marshy region of Landes, France, getting around on stilts.

The Landes region of southwestern France, bordering the Bay of Biscay, is covered by a large pine forest.

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