7 of the World’s Most Dangerous Festivals
Peru: Christmas Fighting Festival: You may associate Christmas with Santa Claus or peace on Earth and goodwill toward men.
Greece: Rouketopolemos (Rocket War): Every year on Easter the Greek village of Vrontados engages in an unusual, dangerous custom.
Spain: Baby-Jumping: The Spanish village of Castrillo de Murcia has some interesting ideas about childcare.
England: Cheese-Rolling: For more than a century, a two-day festival has been held in Gloucestershire, England.
Italy: Fruit Battle: If oranges seem harmless to you, that’s probably because nobody has ever thrown one straight at your head.
Spain: Running of the Bulls: Everybody does vacations their own way. Some of us like to go to museums or restaurants.
Japan: Extreme Log Ride: Once every six years the Onbashira festival takes place in the Lake Suwa region of Nagano prefecture in Japan.