The rebels (‘enfari­nats’) and the opposition (‘la oposició’) pose for a post-hostilities photo in Ibi, Spain. Photo: Miguel Candela

Viva la revolución – the Spanish fiesta that celebrates a coup d’etat that never was

  • In the Alicante town of Ibi, all hell breaks lose every December 28 for Els Enfarinats
  • As the conflict gathers pace, weapons such as eggs, flour and firecrackers come into play
Topic |   Spain

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The rebels (‘enfari­nats’) and the opposition (‘la oposició’) pose for a post-hostilities photo in Ibi, Spain. Photo: Miguel Candela
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Autumn in Salisbury, Connecticut, New England. Photo: Alamy

New England in the fall: the good, bad and ugly sides – is it an autumnal paradise or a tourist nightmare?

  • As photo ops go, they don’t get much better than ‘Mother Nature’s pyrotechnic palette’ in the US northeast in autumn
  • But be aware that New England drivers are notoriously aggressive and have been ranked the angriest motorists in America
Topic |   Travel pros and cons

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Autumn in Salisbury, Connecticut, New England. Photo: Alamy
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