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West to East: La Tomatina or Food Drainage?

La Tomatina is a festival that is held in the Valencian town of Buñol, a town located 30 km / 19 miles from the Mediterranean, in which participants throw tomatoes and get involved in this tomato fight purely for fun. 201 more words

Spanish Festival

La Tomatina: The time I swore I would never eat another tomato related dish again.

As the alleys of Buñol turned into streams of tomato paste, there I was,being pressed against the wall and I thought I would be crushed by the mobs of people. 654 more words



Summer is fast approaching and it is time to start finalising your itinerary and looking in to connecting flights and accommodation in cities where prices sky rocket in July and August. 680 more words

Weekly Photo Challenge: Ephemeral

In the middle of tomato-throwing, food-fight festival La Tomatina last year!


La Tomatina - Thoughts from a Tomato Throwing Tourist

by Adeline

This one time, in Spain, I threw like a whole bunch of tomatoes… And it was A.W.E.S.O.M.E. If crowds, tomatoes and arm flexing exercises aren’t your thing, I believe your couch called and they want their warm body back!  712 more words


Extra Shot 3: Bucket Lists and the Christian

For July 1, 2014

The extra shot is a podcast going more in-depth with ideas and authors I find myself thinking about.

Do our lives become significant when we finish our bucket lists?  14 more words

Rotten Tomatoes

A few years ago, I decided that I wanted to do La Tomatina in Bunol, Spain. But before I spent thousands of dollars in travel expenses, I wanted to give it a dry run at Tomato Royale in the Alameda County Fairgrounds. 343 more words