La Tomatina is a festival that is held in the Valencian town of Buñol, in which participants throw tomatoes at each other. It is held the last Wednesday in August, during the week of festivities of Buñol.
Several trucks throw tomatoes in abundance in the Plaza del Pueblo. The tomatoes come from Extremadura, where they are less expensive and are grown specifically for the holidays, as they are not in good taste for consumption. For the participants the use of goggles and gloves is recommended. The tomatoes must be crushed before being thrown as to not hurt anyone.
Check out this lovely Hello Kitty House (Villa) in Shanghai. Designed in – what else but pink, this cute looking mansion has Hello Kitty themed interiors and a charming exterior. The famous kitty bow in pink and white is spread all across the walls, the clock, the furniture and (even) the bed etc….
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Unbelievable Photographs “A Matter Of Time” by Paul Baliker. A passion for nature has inspired Paul Baliker to create a body of work that is environmental in pith. He endeavors to capture a moment in wood or bronze and to express potential for a symbiotic relation with nature. Paul has been sculpting exclusively for 35 years. His sculptures can be seen in numerous public and corporate collections. Two sculptures of note, that can be viewed in the Grand Rapids area are, “Lion Around” located at the Meyers Sculpture Garden and “Fish Story”, located at the Lesslie E. Tassell Park on the Thornapple River, Cascade Mich.
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