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What's it really like at La Tomatina?

SPAIN | Tue, 11 Nov 2014 | By connectlocally | Views [4699]

The 1st truck drove through the 20,000 anticipating attendees and dumped its load of over-ripened tomatoes onto the streets. In bursts of elation the crowd surged towards the missiles and began throwing them at whichever hapless soul happened to fall ... Read more >

Tags: bunol, festival, gopro, la tomatina, spain

La Tomatina - Food For Thought?

SPAIN | Thu, 4 Sep 2014 | By jazzanomadica | Views [1375]

The crowd was getting restless. 20’000 people began surging back and forth, struggling to give themselves space to breathe in the record breaking heat wave that had struck Buñol. Unable to move freely, the atmosphere grew more intense as ... Read more >

Tags: europe, festival, la tomatina, spain

La Tomatina

SPAIN | Sun, 9 Sep 2012 | By kbradnock | Views [350]

10 days in Spain, beautiful sunshine, wonderful people and a massive stinky tomato food fight...what could be better! I was incredibly lucky to work as crew for a tour company at a campsite with 500 people. Totally in my element! ... Read more >

Tags: la tomatina, spain, valencia

Shın Deep ın Tomatoes

SPAIN | Wed, 12 Oct 2011 | By rachelina | Views [2440]

One uneventful bus rıde later and we were ın Valencıa and faced wıth our next challenge: makıng our way to Puçol, where we would be campıng for the next 3 nıghts. Despıte plannıng for months to go to La Tomatına we had neglected to get around to ... Read more >

Tags: bunol, camping, festival, la tomatina, pucol, spain, tomatoes, valencia, water and wine festival

Travelling to Europe - Top 5 safety concerns

WORLDWIDE | Mon, 4 Jul 2011 | By safetyhub | Views [1745]

In the Northern Hemisphere summer is certainly here, and many travellers are busy planning their treks to the cosmopolitan continent of Europe to experience what its beautiful summer has to offer. With a huge set of options – from the glorious beaches ... Read more >

Tags: austerity, ecoli, europe, europe festivals, greek protests, la tomatina, running of the bulls, travel-safety

Inside World Festivals: La Tomatina

SPAIN | Tue, 27 Apr 2010 | By worldfestivals | Views [5731] | Video

Every year on the last Wednesday in August a little town called Buñol in the Valencia region of Spain plays host to the world's largest food fight. During La Tomatina, tens of thousands of people throw around 150,000 tomatoes (equal to 90,000 ... Read more >

Tags: bunol, fruit, la tomatina, parades, spain, spanish festivals, tomatoes, travel, valencia, world festivals

the real reason we came to spain...

SPAIN | Wed, 2 Sep 2009 | By vivienne_and_iona | Views [2183] | Comments [2]

...was not to embarrass ourselves with our terrible spanish, nor to drink a lot of sangria, nor to enjoy the almost laughably laid-back spanish lifestyle (siesta often begins around midday and continues until about 9 the following morning), although ... Read more >

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August - La Tomatina (Tomato-Throwing Festival), Spain

SPAIN | Mon, 6 Jul 2009 | By worldfestivals | Views [6990] | Comments [1]

Location: Plaza del Pueblo, Valencia, Spain Date: Last Wednesday in August Level of Participation: 5 – get ready to launch – and receive – volleys of tomatoes Description: Getting pelted with tomatoes may sound like a punishment reserved ... Read more >

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