Bullfighting activities in Spain
Liberated, obsessive, or plain mad is how you might describe aficionados (and there are many) who regularly take part in Pamplona's Sanfermines (Fiesta de San Fermín), a nonstop cacophony of music, dance, fireworks, processions - and the small matter of running alongside a handful of agitated, horn-tossing toros - that takes place from 6 to 14 July each year.
El Encierro, the running of the bulls from their corrals to the bullring for the afternoon bullfight, takes place in Pamplona, every morning during Sanfermines. Six bulls are let loose from the Coralillos de Santo Domingo to charge across the square of the same name (a good vantage point). They continue up the…