Photo of the day: San Fermin drama

2014-07-08 15:24
Cape Town - It's mid-summer in the Northern Hemisphere right now, which means festivals of all types are a dime a dozen.

Among the most well-known is the festival of San Fermin that takes place in Pamplona, Spain every year. 

However, it is more widely known as 'the running of the bulls,' as thousands of revellers take to the streets every year to see if they can outrun herds of aggressive bulls. 

Unsurprisingly, the festival is shrouded in controversy, not only for the vast number of injuries (and the odd fatality), but also because of the mistreatment of the animals. 

We came across a pretty epic pic of the event shared by mikemccorry on Instagram.

He captions it: "Today I ran with the bulls at the San Fermin festival in Pamplona which was a bucket list item for many years. It was a huge adrenaline rush and a ton of fun. This guy didn't have as much fun. Luckily for him this was a younger bull so the horns were capped."

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