Tag Archives: San Fermìn

Milligan Down.

October 21, 2013 As you may know, I was injured during the running of the bulls on July 11, 2013.  See the story in the Pamplona newspaper.  As a steer approached on my left shoulder, a panicked runner plowed into me from behind … Continue reading

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Dining in the Kingdom of Navarra

Ari and I have been dining out in Pamplona, San Sebastian, and the surrounding countryside for a long time now.  We actually gain weight during fiesta.  We know what we are doing. Click here to inspect our famous dining list … Continue reading

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2010 Breed (Sort of) Announced.

  While still awaiting an official announcement from the Casa de Misericordia (the House of Mercy), reliable sources report that the bull breeds for the 2010 San Fermín encierro and feria have been officially set but not official announced. These … Continue reading

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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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Feria del Toro 2009

    December 16, 2008   The Pamplona Casa de Misericordia (the House of Mercy), which was established in 1706, houses the elderly in and around Pamplona.  It supports itself, in part, by organizing the bull fair for the annual … Continue reading

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The Philly Peña Attends Premier of El Fandi’s “The Matador.”

Peter towers over bullfighting giant, David Fandila   On 10/31 the film premiered in the East Village, in NYC, at the Angelika Theatre.  Directed by our new friends Stephen Higgins and Nina Gilden Seavey, the documentary follows David “El Fandi” … Continue reading

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