Category Archives: Tourism

Did Matt Damon enjoy the bullfight he went to see in Mexico City?

Why anyone would attend a bullfight just to find out ‘how it really is’ is beyond me. Just watch a clip or two on Youtube and you have a pretty good idea. Maybe someone should have told Matt Damon that … Continue reading

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Toro de la Vega 2011 – Video from event and protest

This Tuesday, one of the most gruesome bullfighting events, the Toro de la Vega, took place in the town of Tordesillas, central Spain. Spanish animal welfare party PACMA shows footage of the cruel event on its website. Warning, you may … Continue reading

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Jordan condemns bullfighting

Commenting on Katie Price’s remarks with regard to bullfighting, Florian Leppla, founder of Bye-Bye Bullfighting said: “I very much welcome Katie Price’s remarks re bullfighting. She is right to call it brutal and barbaric. “It is important that celebrities such … Continue reading

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Countdown to protest against Toro de la Vega

It is less than three weeks before one of the cruellest bullfighting events is held in Tordesillas, Castile and León, central Spain: the Toro de la Vega. Organisers have released details of the bull that is to be killed on … Continue reading

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Final result of the BBB Question of the Week

Your really didn’t believe London Mayor Boris Johnson would utter such words, did you? Anyway, Queen Sophia of Spain was quoted saying: “Making a bull suffer in the plaza for the public’s enjoyment while a few people do business? Let … Continue reading

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BBB question of the week

Hint: There was a little disagreement between husband and wife on this question. The correct answer will be revealed this Friday.

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Anti-bullfighting towns

The summer is upon us and millions of Brits flock into Spain for a beach holiday or a nice city break. As I discussed in my last post you can do that without having a bad conscience if you avoid … Continue reading

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Holiday in Spain? Good idea, if you stay away from bullfighting

People ask me what they should do if they are on holiday in bullfighting countries. Stay away from towns that run an active bull ring? Don’t visit the region? Or even boycott Spain? There are voices that call on supporters … Continue reading

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