Sanfermines by Ramón Masats

“In Pamplona, a white-walled, sun-baked town high up in the hills of Navarre, is held in the first two weeks of July each year the World’s Series of bull fighting. Bull fight fans from all Spain jam into the little town. Hotels double their prices and fill every room…..” With …

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Kanaval by Leah Gordon

©Leah Gordon The eternal and universal world of carnival has famously been described by the Russian theoretic Mikhail Bakhtin in a book about the culture of carnival in the work of François Rabelais. This fascinating study explains in detail how, in the late middle ages, the culture of carnival was …