World's Craziest Parties

From seaside raves to tomato food fights, rodeo ruckus to dazzling samba schools on parade, there’s no shortage of festive events around the world. If you’re on the hunt for hedonistic hot spots where you can let loose and get wild, here are 10 of the craziest parties around the world.

Text by Julia Dimon | Photo editing by Connie Ricca
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Feb 15, 2013 3:08PM
I dunno what month it was, but I was in Burma back in 1990 and they had a water festival and we lucky Americans new nothing of it.  Luckily we joined in and had a great time, albeit soaking wet.
Feb 15, 2013 1:33PM
Would not be able to stand india smell long enought to get drunk and have a good time.
Feb 15, 2013 1:02PM
I thought it might have been a car dunking at Chappaquiddick or a Barney rear end fest.
Feb 15, 2013 12:08PM
gee i thought u were talking about the republicans
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