Down and Out in Spain

Down and Out in Spain

Within certain limits, it is actually true that the less money you have, the less you worry. — George Orwell Orwell was down and out in Paris and London (Amazon link), something easy to accomplish in two of the world’s most expensive cities. Although I gave London a...
Running of the Bulls in Pamplona 2015

Running of the Bulls in Pamplona 2015

Part 1: If you haven’t read it, here’s what happens when getting ready to run with the bulls in Pamplona. It was a relief when the police finally released us from the miserable holding pen. As I walked around Dead Man’s Corner to choose my starting place...
Getting Ready to Run With the Bulls in Pamplona

Getting Ready to Run With the Bulls in Pamplona

Whoever said that bulls “enter a ring” had never been inside a ring with a bull. Bulls don’t enter, they explode into the ring in a cloud of thunder, violence, and anger. My clammy hands fumbled my camera at the bullfight with my local friend, Ted, as I silently made...