Building Castles in Mexico City


Mexico, Americas

Ángel González, 19 (left), and Javier Hernández, 25, climb a tower on a pyrotechnic castle, a wooden structure used for celebrations in Mexico City. When the gunpowder lights on the castles are ignited, they create the silhouette of a brilliantly lit castle for a few minutes. “Making pyrotechnic castles is what I like to do the most,” says González, who has worked on their construction for five years.

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Building Castles in Mexico City