1. El Colacho
Men dressed as the devil jumping over babies. This is what Spain does best. This bizarre event is said to cleanse the babies of original sin. Way more exciting than a baptism.
Men in Pentecost bungee jump with tree vines to celebrate the yam harvest. Nobody has any idea why.
4. Honen Matsuri
5. Up Helly Aa
6. Deve Guresi
Camel Wrestling in Turkey. It's like dog fighting, but a lot more awkward and a lot less underground.
7. La Tomatina
8. Cooper's Hill Cheese-Rolling and Wake
9. Monkey Buffet Festival
2,000 monkeys gather in Thailand every year to enjoy an all-you-can-eat buffet. This feast was organized to promote tourism. The monkeys are not shy.
10. Boryeong Mud Festival
11. Els Enfarinats
13. The Air Guitar World Championships
15. Battle of the Oranges
16. Haro Wine Festival
This wild wine fight honors the patron saint San Pedro.