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The San Fermin Festival

IMG_3586 Running with…Bulls, Mansos and Vaquillas
February 9, 2014

The animals are the stars of the morning in Pamplona. The most important event of the San Fermín Festival, El Encierro (The Running of the Bulls™), take place every morning from July 7th to July 14th at 8:00 a.m. Thousands of people watch the Running of the Bulls™ in the streets, on balconies, and in … read more

ROTB_0036 Can’t wait until next Running of the Bulls™!?
August 22, 2013

I’m still reminded each time I enjoyed in the past Sanfermines and I decide that I can’t wait until next year! Many people do not know that it is not necessary to wait a year to dance with the Peñas (music bands), watch the giants and big heads, or to run in front of Torico … read more

Pobre-de-mi-2 Pobre de Mi – Saying goodbye to the San Fermin Festival
February 26, 2013

The last day of the Sanfermines is a bittersweet day because of the many farewells and overall melancholy- However it’s alsoa happy day, because the mayor of Pamplona, tells us that there are only 365 days until the next Sanfermines! July 14 is a very special day for me, because throughout there are many events … read more

El-apartado-elpais.com_ The Apartado – An Essential Piece of the San Fermin Festival
February 4, 2013

For me, the word “apartado” is synonymous with culture, tradition and exclusivity. The Apartado reminds me of my grandmother. She loved the bulls and wanted her grandchildren to enjoy this tradition as much as she did. Children under 13 years old are not permitted to enter the Bullring, meaning we couldn’t watch the bullfights. Instead, … read more

Txupinazo My Favorite Sanfermines Event… do I really have to pick just one?
February 2, 2013

When someone asks me what my favorite event during the San Fermin Festival is, I find it hard to decide my response. There are so many things happening in only 9 days in the small city of Pamplona: the Encierro, the Procession, the Giants and Big Heads Parade, Bullfights, Pobre de Mi, Fireworks Contests, the … read more

WelcomePost Welcome! Are you ready for Sanfermines?
January 25, 2013

Welcome to my blog, La Pamplonica – giving you an insider’s look into Pamplona, Spain and the San Fermin Festival! As a native of Pamplona, my goal through this blog is to show you the best way to enjoy my city and provide you with ideas and tips so that you can take advantage of … read more