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... virgins feet. In the background was the sound of the belled cows, horses and sheep, fitting music for a memorial.
We have met wonderful people along the way, from Canada, the States, New Zealand, Australia, Germany, Spain, France and Korea. We have eaten many a pilgrim meal together, however the best one so far was last night when we stayed just down the road in Arre at a monastary that has been hosting pilgrims since ...
... were done.
Day Three – San Femin Opening Ceremony
Hung-over and officially ruined only two days in I caught
the latest bus possible to get into Pamplona. Arriving there to see thousands
of people partying in the streets, it hit me, I was in the greatest festival I’d
ever be apart of! That could change the no drinking status but the crazy chanting,
sangria fights and meeting up with Georgia, Chrisy and the Gold Coast Boys all
... course by the Police. That was the most uncomfortable 20 minutes of my life and hardly a word was spoken. At 7.50am the Police moved and we were allowed to spread out along the course. We quickly moved past Dead Man’s Corner and into a doorway. We thought this would be a relatively safe spot to see the first lot of bulls go past and then we can run after them. How wrong we were. Almost immediately after stopping there the door opened and the shopkeeper told ...
... around the shops, which aren't really shops, they're huge complexes which you could literally survive in and never have to leave! The main topshop (note the word main, theres actually 3 on the same street) has a cafe, hairdresser, every kind of beautician service, a photo booth, a cup cake parlour, frozen yogurt stand with every trimming you could imagine.. Oh yeah and clothes! A LOT of clothes. Had to bite the bullet with that one, not only was it not budget friendly, but I ...
... generally act stupid. Sometimes the people win. (got out of The way) Sometimes the bull wonand flipped the people or took them down to the ground. Definitely saw some injuries. Oh the cultural differences! :).
I am very hPppy we has a chance to come back and run otherwise the disappointment would have been high.
Well. That is my running of the bulls story and now I am on a train to Madrid. I catch a flight to ...