Weird and Wonderful festivals across the globe

2014-07-15 16:34
Cape Town - Each Tuesday the twitter verse comes together to talk travel – with topics ranging from the important and useful, all the way to the wild and untamed.

This week's topic dealt with all the wonderful and weird festivals of the world.  

Ooh boy, there are the good old favourites like the Rio Carnival and the Oktoberfest in Germany, but there are a few equally strange ones - such as the baby-jumping festival in Spain. You have to see the pic further down to believe it. 

Question 3 via @templeberg wanted travellers to share the most bizarre things seen at a festival. 







What do you think of these? Tell us in the comment section below or email us to tell us about any weird festivals you've been to info@news24travel.com 

Q1 via @podvolunteer: Which festivals around the world have enhanced your travelling experience? 






Q2 via @Trabblr: If you had to pick one festival from your country to recommend to visitors, which would it be?





Q4 via @JaneCrouch2: What examples have you of authentic local festivals, versus ones that have changed for tourism?




Q5 via @mstarr232: Share some pictures of a festival full of local/national spirit and culture.









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Every Tuesday at 11:30 (SA time), the chat is run by a few of the world's top travel bloggers, such as Travel DudesRoni Weiss and Runaway Juno, and aimed at getting travellers from all over the world to share their experiences.

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