10 of the world's wackiest races
Fancy working on your fitness - or cheering skills - while you see the world? Consider one of these extreme events
1. HURRYING HUMPS
The 14-day Pushkar Camel Fair takes place annually in the desert town of Pushkar in the Indian state of Rajasthan. Around 150 years ago, it began as a marketplace for local livestock traders - who would dress up the camels in colourful decorations to make them more attractive to buyers. In the years since, it has morphed into a tourist magnet teeming with camel-centred festivities, including a beauty pageant, parades and, of course, races...