Pamplona Bull Run

Boy2-01This year, Pamplona encierro or Pamplona bull run is held on 6-14 July during the nine-day festival of Sanfermines in honour of Saint Fermin in Pamplona, the historical capital city of Navarre, Spain. Saint Fermin is the patron saint of Navarre, who was said to be martyred by being tied to a bull by his feet and dragged to his death. Pamplona encierro is the most famous bull run, although the bull run is also traditionally held in other places such as towns and villages across Spain, Portugal, in some cities in Mexico, and southern France during the summer. Continue reading