AP PHOTOS: Spanish town hosts annual wine battle

HARO, Spain (AP) — Getting drenched with red wine might not be everyone's idea of fun, but it is the idea behind one of Spain's most popular — and unusual — fiestas. The town of Haro...

Lifting 200-kilogram stones in Spain's Basque Country

ZARAUTZ, Spain (AP) — Their faces contorted by the effort needed to lift 200 kilograms (440 pounds) or more, these burly competitors keep alive one of the traditional sports of Spain's rural north one...

AP PHOTOS: Devils, bandits romp at Carnival in Spanish towns

ALSASUA, Spain (AP) — Dozens of devil-like figures dance and convulse at the sound of cowbells, chasing onlookers with pitchforks in Alsasua as part of this northern Spanish town's Carnival. ...

Charcoal makers in Spain keep embers of an old trade burning

VILORIA, Spain (AP) — Even though he receives the occasional helping hand from his 22-year old son, Miguel Lander knows that the days of making charcoal the traditional way are counted in these remote...

AP PHOTOS: Asparagus dubbed 'white gold' harvested in Spain

CAPARROSO, Spain (AP) — With head-mounted flashlights and boots deep in the mud, a firefly-like party of laborers in northern Spain harvest precious asparagus shoots once the night falls. ...

AP PHOTOS: Pamplona's festival, the fiesta of a lifetime

PAMPLONA, Spain (AP) — Even 20 years after I first started covering the San Fermin running of the bulls festival in Pamplona, Spain for The Associated Press, the same sense of anticipation haunts me o...