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Sports You Should Know VII: Bullfighting

Toro! Toro! Olé!  That’s the phrase we all know and love.  We’d play pretend as kids, or laugh when seen in a show.  The reality is that this sport is heavily influenced from tradition, and very few people know what takes place.   2,506 more words


Fotos: Corrida de Toros

** No soy defensora, pero si no te gustan las corridas de toros no veas las fotos y ya.

I am not a big defender, but if you don’t like bullfighting, don’t see the pics. 37 more words

A Bull Fight in Valencia, Spain

It was raw, it was intense, and it was an experience that I will never forget.  It is permanently engraved upon my mind and soul and even if I wanted, I will never be able to forget it.   2,427 more words


"Corrida de Toros", a short story by Sam Hawken

“He wanted to be out of Mexico, and he never wanted to come back.”

Read the story here: http://www.samhawken.com/?p=10948#more-10948

Crime Novel

Attending a "Corrida de Toros": A Bullfight

(Note: I’m including pictures of an actual bullfight in this post, so there are some bloody/violent images.)

To many Americans, bullfighting is a practice that’s viewed as very stereotypically Spanish. 2,283 more words


La Corrida de Toros

In Spain, it is popular to have a bullfight for special occasions like the feast day of the city’s patron saint. May 13 is the fest day of San Pedro Regalado, the patron saint of Valladolid. 405 more words

Study Abroad


Today, I saw my first and last bullfight. The two images imprinted in my head hours after are of blood spurting out of the poor bull’s brain, and the backside of a matador whose mother probably ordered his costume 6 sizes too small. 336 more words