Yes, Those Are People Stacking Thousands Of Pallets. But The Crazy Part Is What They Do Next.

Young Norwegians worked together to stack these wooden pallets high.

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When it was finished, this masterpiece was over 131 ft tall.

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Locals created this leaning tower of pallets to celebrate Midsummer, known to them as Sankthans.

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The annual festival celebrates John the Baptist’s birth. But they don’t just BUILD the tower…

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They also BURN it.

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In Alesund, this traditional bonfire is absolutely epic.

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In 2010, they set a world record for the tallest bonfire at 132.71 ft.

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To light the fire properly, someone must climb the tower and light it from the top.

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It’s built specifically so that it burns from the top down (so that whoever lights it can climb away to safety quickly).

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The townspeople watch the bonfire nearby from boats.

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With a fire this enormous, keeping a safe distance is vital, so it’s doubtful anyone made s’mores.

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