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#93334 - 07/04/14 03:29 PM San Fermín 2014
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#93344 - 07/07/14 11:24 AM Re: San Fermín 2014 [Re: robbieroy]
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Here is a short (2 min 40 sec) video of the first run (encierro) of 2014 http://www.rtve.es/noticias/20140707/emo...la/964422.shtml
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#93347 - 07/08/14 10:29 AM Re: San Fermín 2014 [Re: robbieroy]
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#93354 - 07/09/14 06:24 AM Re: San Fermín 2014 [Re: robbieroy]
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yes always interesting , saw it this morning on TVE.
actually one of my best friends lives there in Pamplona( a native of the city) and he and family leaves the city when San Fermin lol!
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#93360 - 07/09/14 10:27 AM Re: San Fermín 2014 [Re: pedmar]
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#93364 - 07/10/14 04:37 AM Re: San Fermín 2014 [Re: robbieroy]
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the worse at least 5 injured this morning, the bulls around Santo Domingo did some damage !
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#93366 - 07/11/14 03:36 PM Re: San Fermín 2014 [Re: pedmar]
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I've missed the action for the last couple of days. Fascinating though it is, I really do not understand why they do it!
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#93367 - 07/12/14 10:37 AM Re: San Fermín 2014 [Re: robbieroy]
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Ah! Here we are another year... fascinating to watch, even if I cring as I watch and all.

In the US the idea is taking some traction...some places are trying to emulate the San Fermines, or the "bull run", "running of the bull", etc as they are better known here.

In the city of Temecula, CA, it almost became a reality!

Here are a couple links.

https://www.google.com/?gws_rd=ssl#q=temecula+running+of+the+bull

http://abc7.com/archive/9532386/

http://www.sandiegoreader.com/news/2014/apr/22/ticker-bulls-run-temecula-summer/#

Anyway, always good to come by to MM and say hi!



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#93371 - 07/14/14 06:06 AM Re: San Fermín 2014 [Re: Yankaluz]
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hi and thanks for the links. wow so Temecula is on the map ::)
greeat!
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#93381 - 07/18/14 02:25 AM Re: San Fermín 2014 [Re: pedmar]
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What a year, indeed!! The last running was particularly "brutal" with lots of gorings and injuries. It seem there are more and more runners and congestion in those Pamplona streets.

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#93382 - 07/20/14 10:00 AM Re: San Fermín 2014 [Re: MadridMan]
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#93384 - 07/20/14 04:29 PM Re: San Fermín 2014 [Re: Puna]
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hahaha those amateurs Brits ::) well its the story run a million times, folks get gore and then come back, like I always said traditions are hard to die or blood is thicker than water.

good story Puna, and thanks for sharing it.
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#93386 - 07/21/14 10:45 AM Re: San Fermín 2014 [Re: Puna]
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Good article puna. Thanks for posting. I have to admit, the final three sentences made me chuckle...

"I will keep running for another chance to lead a Spanish fighting bull up the street. When that happens, I become one with the fiercest, most majestic animal on Earth. And in those moments, I am at peace."

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#93387 - 07/22/14 10:38 AM Re: San Fermín 2014 [Re: robbieroy]
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Here is an article with some gory (pun intended!) pics.... http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-...n-festival.html
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