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Around the World in 80 Festivals

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Simple. Our intrepid Michael Palinesque presenter has to travel around the world, arriving in each country on the day of one its national (and, preferably, peculiar) festivals. Participation is obligatory.

Today, the Casting of the Goats on Pitcairn Island. Two days later (after a telegenically fraught voyage), the celebration of the Glorious Twelfth in Scotland, then a mad dash to the Yawatan Peninsula as they celebrate their sultan's official birthday...

With an average of just over 4 days per festival (including travel time), the preparations and post-festivity court hearings could form part of the charm.

MaxwellBuchanan, Jan 25 2011

World Festivals & Events Calendars http://www.bugbog.c...vals/festivals.html
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       "What?! I've been booked into *two* ritual circumcision festivals!"
hippo, Jan 25 2011
  

       "Yes, but the good news is you've got National Sex Change Day between them, so it works out quite well."
MaxwellBuchanan, Jan 25 2011
  

       Around the world in a trebuchet.
Ian Tindale, Jan 25 2011
  

       Do try and focus, Ian dear.
MaxwellBuchanan, Jan 25 2011
  

       If the entire journey were to be made once forward, and then repeated again backwards by doing the journey in reverse, it would make sense to harbour or store all the means of transport in large buildings so that they’re ready for the reverse journey. These could be named “Michael Palindromes”.
Ian Tindale, Jan 25 2011
  

       Surely it would be the building that was called the Palindrome?
MaxwellBuchanan, Jan 25 2011
  

       Yes, but you say “Michael” before it.
Ian Tindale, Jan 25 2011
  

       Ah.
MaxwellBuchanan, Jan 25 2011
  
      
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