Travel Blogs from Pamplona
... left until the next run (countdown).
It was interesting with the markings on the road which show what direction the bulls run.
Finished with some tapas and Sangria (very nice).
Went back to hotel and had dinner with other travellers. ...
... to hear the word “Bull” again and turning around to see a 500+ kg Bull
only 10 metres behind me, I jumped into a pack of people begging them to not
let go. After the final pack went past and making it to the stadium door to be
greeted by police again with batons, for me and everyone else the run was over.
Back to the campsite and lying on my sleeping bag in the shade for the rest of
the day, literally. Guilt tripped into coming out, I thought ...
... charge when they are confused and disorientated. After a tense stand off which lasted a few minutes, and sent everyone in the vicinity scrambling over the fence, the bull finally spun around and carried on into the stadium without any injuries.
Meanwhile Blake and I were posing for a photo when the crowd scrambled to the edge of the ring as one of the bulls was released back into ring. We managed to avoid the first couple of bulls as they run around but after ...
Ok, so this post is loooooong overdue! As my guilt of not blogging (because I promised everyone that "I will be better about blogging this time") is getting to me, and the 4 hour nap I took earlier won't allow me to sleep... I figured I would update people on my trip to Pamplona I took a few weeks ago!
On the 4th of July, I went walking around the city center with the hope that I would run into some American's who were celebrating in some way... well lucky for me, ...
... all checked into the albergue when it opened at noon. After taking some time to relax we were able to explore the city and enjoy making new friends. While in Pamplona we have met other pilgrims from brazil, canada, ireland, and england. While exploring the city Amber and Andrea followed their noses to find a delicous bakery which they bought a plethora of items from. We concluded the day with a game of darts at a local bar before heading to bed to get ready for another day of hiking. ...