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.
A seagull in Scotland has developed the habit of stealing chips from a neighborhood shop.
The seagull waits until the shopkeeper isn’t looking, and then walks into the store and grabs a snack-size bag of cheese Doritos.
Lighting designer Bruce Munro will present his Field of Light installation at the Eden Project in Cornwall, England, this winter.