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Barcelona

I am so pleased to have found the Denver Post Pblog, fantastic pictures and a wide range of subjects, put it in your bookmarks and go back regularly.

Anyway Barcelona, what can I say, the best football team in the world, the most wonderful city (even though I had all my cameras stolen there one Christmas eve) and bull fighting. This might not be for the squeamish, in fact don’t think I like the practise of bull fighting but the pictures…...more

“Bullfighter Francisco Rivera Ordonez ‘Paquirri’ of Spain performs during the first bullfight of the season in Barcelona, Spain. Tourists follow from the stands his performance.

This summer is the last that bullfighting will be seen in Barcelona’s bullring. Catalonia’s parliament voted to ban bullfighting after 2011. This season is the last time you will be able to watch an event that Hemingway called “art.”

Bullfighter Finito de Cordoba of Spain (C) is helped by his assistants as he dresses up before the first bullfight of the 2011 season. (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images) #

Bullfighter Francisco Rivera Ordonez ‘Paquirri’ of Spain performs during the first bullfight of the 2011 season after the bullfight ban at the Monumental bullring on June 26, 2011 in Barcelona, Spain. Bullfighting in Catalonia will be banned as of January 1, 2012. (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images) #

Bullfighter Francisco Rivera Ordonez ‘Paquirri’ of Spain performs during the first bullfight of the 2011 season after the bullfight ban at the Monumental bullring on June 26, 2011 in Barcelona, Spain. Bullfighting in Catalonia will be banned as of January 1, 2012. (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images) #

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