Would you ever let the devil jump over your baby?
Just when you think you've seen everything, Spain has to go and up the crazy to levels I never could have even imagined.
You see, every year, Spaniards celebrate a special festival every year that involves grown men jumping over babies. Yup, you read that right. They put a bunch of babies on mattresses in the middle of the street and then some guy dressed as Satan jumps clear over their tiny infant bodies!
Apparently, the ritual is supposed to cleanse all the babies born in the last 12 months of original sin. Sounds totally insane, right? That's cause it it folks! I mean, you can tell just by looking at the photos that the babies are scared out of their minds and honestly, it's TERRIFYING to think of what might happen if someone was to, oh, I don't know--take a single misstep.
Shudder, just the thought gives me chills! I think I'll just stick to a regular, old baptism...
Check out the photos below and let me know if you think I'm overreacting!