From the largest annual tomato fight in Spain, to Scotland’s “Up Helly-Aa” fire festival, a look at those special days when people around the world go slightly nuts.
Shetland Islands, Scotland: “Up Helly-Aa” Fire Festival. A tribute to the islands’ Viking Past, Up Helly-Aa (“End of the Holy Days”) culminates with the burning of a 32-ft. Replica of a Viking longship.
The hotel was built in 1993 by a salt artisan located near the famous Uyuni salt mine in the southwestern part of the country, the number of tourists looking for places to stay while visiting the nearby mine, which is one of the world’s largest of its kind.