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Salamanca, Spain: A Review of the Bull Farm at Faenas Camperas

Love bulls, hate bull-fights? There is another way. Des bravely takes a safari in Salamanca, driving deep into the heart of the Spanish psyche.

Eat your heart out, Jurassic Park. That dinosaurian cine-fantasy may rule the faux-fear world of sci-fi and theme park, but, right here, in the Reality Zone (in Spain, no less), there are whole herds of ferocious creatures which exist solely for us to look at, creatures which would be extinct without our preserving care. And coming face to face with them, point-blank, in their preserve gives a frisson of awe and fear not often felt in the cinema, or during a screaming one minute ride. Continue reading

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