Thursday, 15 August 2013

Dog Blog, Around The World In 10 Festivals!

Molly The Wally A Lark In The Park!

From rolling cheese to wife-carrying in Scandinavia, the world is full of quirky, colourful and downright bizarre events. They may not be to everyone's taste, but here are some of the best festivals you can find around the world this August.
 
International Regatta of Bathtubs 2013, Dinant Belgium – 5 August. 



Humungus Fungus Fest Crystal Falls, Michigan USA-  August 8-11



Chilli Eating Contest St Ann's Square, Manchester, England - August 10.



La Pourcailhade Festival of the Pig Old Market, Trie Sur Baise, France - August 11.



Kettlewell Scarecrow Festival, Kettlewell, North Yorkshire UK - 13-21 August.



Air Guitar World Championship 2013, Oula Finland – 21-24 August. 



Mobile Phone Throwing Championships 2013, Savonlinna Finland – 24 August. 



World Bog Snorkelling Championships Llanwrtyd Wells, Wales = 25 august.



La Tomatina 2013, Bunol Spain – 28 August.



International Sandsculpture Festival Søndervig, Midtjylland, Denmark - Until September.



We hope you enjoy the August holidays.

44 comments:

  1. We've got a doozy that we're posting about this weekend....

    XXXOOO Daisy, Bella & Roxy

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  2. Molly...How do you sniff out these things!?! So funny.

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  3. Too funny Molly have a wonderful Furzday xx00xx

    Mollie and Alfie

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  4. Totally brilliant. Thanks for the laugh,. That pig...

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  5. Oh Miz Molly, which one of these fests will YOU be attending? Come on now, the journalist can't be just about ALL WORK. You gotta play now and then! Which one is it, the chili contest, the sandsculpture fest?

    HUGS!!

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  6. There's a MOBILE PHONE THROWING championship? Wow! How does THAT work?

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  7. JAJAJAJ WE HAD LAUGHED A LOT! we love the air guitar.. FANTASTIC!

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  8. kitty under the faucet and seahorse are superb!!!Hugs madi your bfff

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  9. Some of those are really stoopid but that sand elephant is amazing- I wish I could see that.
    Dina

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  10. ohhh sand castle day - that would be fun :)

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  11. Hilarious! Cauliflower sheep? Seahorse! Hahaha! Where do you get this stuff?

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  12. What a fantastic way to start my day..with smiles! Have a great day!

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  13. Funny stuff - loved the seahorse the best! Wishing you a happy day full of fun!

    katie

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  14. the cauliflower sheep were my favorite, but that sand elephant is impressive! some of these were just so cute!

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  15. adorable pictures! We have some interesting festivals that involve garlic, slugs and talking like a pirate!

    Wyatt and Stanzie

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  16. Wow! I love festivals (not that I've been to many, if any) and these are all great!
    Melon

    I would go to a parsley festival...
    Cocoa

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  17. We don't have August holidays. That dog picture is awesome. LOL.

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  18. OMD MOLLY you have us ROLLING on the floor laughing... We love that PIG and the SEA HORSE and the ScareCrow . What a FUN FUN FUNny Post this is.
    the Cauliflower Sheep are hysterical.

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  19. I think I will send my mom to North Yorkshire while I will travel to the air guitar thingy! But I would never visit the bathtub regatta. Have a great thursday, maybe we can go tgoether to rock the Finns?

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  20. You find the best pictures and mix them with the funniest captions

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  21. Thanks Molly, Mom needed a fun pick me up today!!
    hugs
    Bailey, Hazel & Greta

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  22. Love the little guy on the cell phone. I would love to chuck my cell phone! It's the pits! I bet there will be a lotta fun guys at the fungus festival! :P

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  23. I had to google the humongous fungus thing lol. I guess it turns they have a really big mushroom growing there?

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  24. wait a minute, you mean to tell me I MISSED the Fungus Festival in Michigan? Damn.....my feet should have been entered

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  25. Yikes......the Fungus Festival is scary but the others are quite interesting - wish I could have traveled to them but Mom doesn't leave her credit card out and about so I can't buy plane tickets (or anything else fun.....or yummy).

    Kitty Hugs, Sammy

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  26. Wow, I think I missed them all, I better take some notes for next year!

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  27. We like some of those holidays but mom says they are not on our calendar.

    Your Pals,

    Murphy & Stanley

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  28. I wish I could attend them all!

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  29. Ha roo roo roo! I like that La Tomatina one!!!
    Play bows,
    Zim

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  30. Oh we have plenty like that here in Welsh Wales!! MOL very funny!!

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  31. At first mom was pretty impressed by that scarecrow, but then she saw the elephant sand sculpture! Wow!!

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  32. Oh Molly, where do you find these funnies!!! We love the vibrating lounge chair:)

    Woos - Phantom, Ciara, and Lightning

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  33. The elephant is amazing! We want a vibrating chair too! Lee and Phod

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  34. I want to go to all of them. :)

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  35. Oh my goodness, that pig! BOL
    Snorts,
    Benny & Lily

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  36. I wanna try the air guitar holiday, for sure!

    Purrs,
    Nissy

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  37. BBBBOL!!! Pawsome pictures to go with the list Mol. We think mom may be a champion cell phone thrower BOL!

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  38. LOL! The elephant is incredible!

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  39. I've been to the Kettlewell scarecrow festival - it is brilliant!!

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  40. You've found some great events!!

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  41. LOL well we do love our fungus here in Michigan. :)

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