The Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta in New Mexico is the world's largest hot air ballooning event. For nine days during the first full week of October, hundreds of colorful balloons float above the city each morning.
Spain’s La Tomatina festival celebrates all things tomato in the ultimate tomato-throwing festival held this day annually. Sounds like fun, but at Rosella, we prefer to put our tomatoes in our sauce. Image courtesy of Suzie Dsouza.
Santa Claus, dressed in a traditional Finnish costume, totes a bag of toys in Rovaniemi, Finland. ~~~ although this says "traditional Finnish costume", the Joulupukki I grew up knowing was dressed in dark colours.