Saucy Scenes From La Tomatina, Spain’s Annual Tomato Fight

In Spain, Pamplona has the running of the bulls, but Buñol has the running of the sauce.

The tomatoes fly freely during La Tomatina, a purely recreational tomato fight that’s been held in the Valencian town since 1945. The yearly throwdown celebrated its 70th anniversary on Wednesday.

This year’s event drew an estimated crowd of more than 22,000, according to The Associated Press. Some came in costumes, while others arrived in very little clothing at all. But as the images below show, soon everyone was wearing red.

About 175 tons of ripe tomatoes are dumped on the crowd, read more >>>

Source : HuffingtonPost.Com

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