Monthly Archives: June 2009

Replacement Bull Breed

Because of performance and illness, the PEÑAJARA bull breed scheduled for July 7, 2009 has been replaced by the breed Alcurrucen, which we last ran with in July 2006. They do not appear in Pamplona often. Replacing bulls this late … Continue reading

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Dining in Pamplona

We’ve gotten many emails on “where to eat” in Pamplona.  That’s easy. Hartza, Juan de Labrit, 19 bajo, Pamplona-Iruña Casa Amparo, Calle Esquiroz, 22 tras, Pamplona-Iruña, 31007 Asador Epeleta, Aralar s/n, Lekuberri, 31870 Casa Otano, C/ San Nicolás, 5, Pamplona-Iruña, … Continue reading

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Official San Fermin Program for 2009

The publication of the Official Program for la fiesta has been bumped to Monday, June 8, 2009.  This delay is measured to drive me crazy.  Allegedly, there’s going to be some nice Hemingway photography included:  http://pamplona.net/verDocumento/verdocumento.aspx?idDoc=73049.

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Making Friends; doing the bull dance. Feeling the flow.

In 2008, Ari and I met John and Nicole, who were nice enough to email this photo of us all after we met.  We love making new friends in Pamplona, and we are obviously photogenic, yes?  You can often find … Continue reading

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Rules for Running

Running in the encierro is serious business.  Some safety issues are not actually matters of common sense.  For instance, new runners often plan to hang from the wooden barriers or escaping early by gently climbing between the railings before seeing … Continue reading

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