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Easter Pot smashing, in Corfu, Greece.

“Good morning All., Saturday morning Easter celebrations in Corfu -- dropping ceramic pots of water on to the street .

Hundreds of floating lanterns ascend in Chiang Mai, Thailand, in the winning "After Dark" picture in the World Photography Awards' 2011 Open Competition.

Yee Peng by Chumlong Nilkon Floating Lanterns at Chiang Mai, Thailand. Holding a belief that It's a symbolic of problems and worries floating away.

The Himba women of northern Namibia perform daily rituals in which they anoint themselves with a mixture of ochre, oil, and ash to protect themselves from the harsh desert climate. They never take a shower, but rather burn aromatic herbs in a pot each morning with which they smoke themselves as if applying perfume.

Himba Woman, Namibia Photograph by Dominique Brand This Month in Photo of the Day: 2011 National Geographic Photo Contest Images The Himba women of northern Namibia perform daily rituals in which they anoint themselves with a mixture of ochre, oil,.

Indian Spice!

Glossary of Indian Foods and Spices: English to Hindi

Save Money on Seasonings: A big list of links to make your own seasoning mixes (Mrs. Dash, Herbs de Provence, Garam Masala, Lawry's Seasoned Salt, etc.

Anasazi sweet corn seeds are a variety that was discovered in a ceramic pot in a cave in New Mexico -- stashed there by an Anasazi Indian!

How to Grow Anasazi Beans

Anasazi sweet corn seeds are a variety that was discovered in a ceramic pot in a cave in New Mexico -- stashed there by an Anasazi Indian!

Monkey buffet festival in Thailand! Of course the table is set for the monkey!

50 GREATEST FESTIVALS IN THE WORLD. Monkey Buffet Festival, Lopburi, Thailand: end of November The point of this festival is to give fruits and vegetables to monkeys and attract tourism.

Danba lies along the eastern border of the Ganzi Tibet Autonomous Region which lies in western Sichuan.The county's landscape is vertically changing, from the high-altitude snow-capped mountains, to glaciers and the low altitude grasslands and valleys. The main population here is composed of ethnic Tibetans. The girls from Danba are famed to be the prettiest in the region, giving the valley a second nickname, "Beauty Valley.

Woman from Danba which lies along the eastern border of the Ganzi Tibet Autonomous Region which lies in western Sichuan. It is mostly composed of ethnic Tibetans and famed to have the prettiest women.

Caga Tió, the pooping log, is a bizarre and widespread Christmas tradition in Catalonia. It starts with a hollowed out log, which is propped up on four little leg-like sticks and then painted to have a face.

Tio de Nadal- the Catalan Pooping Log of the Christmas season, Yea! 8 Other Christmas Characters from around the world at Mental Floss

Africa. In Tanzania’s Ngorongoro Conservation Area, a Masai village recalled the basics of shelter and an agrarian, mercantile way of life. Here, villagers welcome visitors with a jumping contest, surrounded by huts, color and a feeling that tradition can last forever.

In Tanzania's Ngorongoro Conservation Area, a Masai village

Shanghainese theatre!

'CHINA - Shanghai - Acrobatic' On Black Picture taken during an acrobatic show in a Shanghainese theatre.

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