This Week in Photos, Aug 24 - Aug 30, 2012
A village-wide tomato fight and homemade flying machines? Check out some of this week's weird -- and wonderful -- photos.
photoweek_0830_ss_003A reveler pours tomato pulp over another at the annual La Tomatina Festival in the Mediterranean village of Bunol, near Valencia, Spain. The origin of the tomato fight is disputed - everyone in Bunol seems to have a favorite story -- but most agree it started around 1944. 960 1280
photoweek_0830_ss_011Yawalapiti men wrestle as part of this year's 'quarup,' a ritual held over several days to honor the death of a person of great importance to them, in Xingu National Park, Mato Grosso State. This year the Yawalapiti tribe honored 2 people -- a Yawalapiti Indian who they consider a great leader, and Darcy Ribeiro, a well-known author, anthropologist and politician known for focusing on the relationship between native people and education in Brazil. 960 1280
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