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Marmitako Competition, Spain © ukberri.net
AUGUST

Marmitako Competition, Spain

How would you celebrate the Feast of the Assumption? Does an all-nighter followed by an enormous cooking competition appeal?

Photo © Ross Morrison McGill
AUGUST

Snake boats, India

Hang onto your seat or you’ll end up without one, or even in the water, at this manic boat race.

Burningman_JahFae
AUGUST

Burning Man, USA

Imagine being serenaded by a dozen sequined cowboys while a 100ft neon daffodil trundles past in the distance. This is a typical moment at Burning Man.

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AUGUST

La Tomatina, Spain

If you are ever free on the last Wednesday of August, head to Buñol, Spain and pelt the tourists with plenty of tomatoes.

Bog Snorkelling - Photo © Rutger Geerling
AUGUST

Bog snorkelling, Wales

Strap on your snorkel and mask, but don’t bother cleaning it. You won’t glimpse any fish or coral here: just pure, unadulterated sludge.

Henley-on-Todd-Regatta, Australia © Henley-on-Todd-Regatta
AUGUST

Henley-on-Todd Regatta, Australia

Who needs water to host a boat race? Certainly not the residents of Alice Springs.

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