Secretly I was cheering for the bull

This morning I was telling my coworker I wasn’t happy with my first blog post. So here’s another round on the same Plaza de Toros experience. Once the bullfighting began and I got a handle on the rules I decided I’d cheer for the bulls.  I didn’t want the bullfighters to get injured but I did enjoy seeing them cornered. Towards the end of one of the rounds, the bullfighter’s cape got stuck on the bull.  The crowd, kids among them, laughed at the sight.  This massive creature, stood helpless with its head covered with a pink and yellow cape.  … Continue reading Secretly I was cheering for the bull

Plaza de Toros

I admit this is an unusual photo to launch my photography blog with. You’ll either like it or hate it. Here’s the background: This was our first day in Madrid. We landed mid-morning, got settled in our hotel then scoped out the sights to see. It just so happened there was a bullfight that Sunday evening. It was the only day available– so we got a taxi and off we went. I didn’t realize what I was getting into until the bullfighting began.  (Surprisingly, I don’t always think things through 😉   ) It was a 2-hour experience. A new … Continue reading Plaza de Toros