Daily Italian Doses | Battle of the Oranges

Some places in Italy, the streets run….orange.  With the remains 400,000 kg of smashed oranges. 

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Legend tell of a commoner named Violetta who decapitated the local tyrants head when he attempted to rape her on the eve of her wedding.  Read the entire article by Tour Italy Now HERE.

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  • Helene Zenia
    8 years ago

    This is the Italian version of the running of the bulls?


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