9 hot sand-sculpting contests around the world
Once the province of children armed with nothing but bucket, shovel and determination, sand sculpting has captured intense adult interest over the past few decades. Competitions and festivals around the world draw master sculptors who shape tons of sand into works that have more in common with the world’s great examples of stone sculpting than your simple childhood sand castle. Join us on a tour of some of the world’s more interesting competitions.
Text by Kris Collingridge | Photo editing by Connie Ricca
WHAT DO YOU THINK?
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