Spain's weirdest Carnival celebrations
Alex Dunham · 3 Mar 2014, 18:46
Published: 03 Mar 2014 18:46 GMT+01:00
Rio may have the rep, Venice might have the glamour, but Spain has the variety.
Carnival is essentially a fiesta where people let go of their inhibitions and celebrate, and who does that better than Spaniards?
But behind all the fiesta and furore in Spanish Carnivals lies a depth of tradition and superstition that intrigues and fascinates.
From mud battles to monsters, here is The Local List of Spain's weirdest Carnival celebrations.