The 2011 San Fermin festival in Pamplona, Spain has come and gone. We might think of San Fermin in terms of Running Of The Bulls, but it is so much more to the people of Pamplona and the entire Basque region of Spain. Young and old enjoy this festival filled with traditions. We’ve collected 100 images from start to finish which we hope will show you what San Fermin is all about. Book your flight and hotel for 2010 NOW.

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Runners sprint in front of Torrestrella fighting bulls at the entrance to the bullring during the first running of the bulls of the San Fermin festival in Pamplona July 7, 2011. Four people suffered minor injuries in the run that lasted two and a half minutes, according to local news sources. REUTERS/Vincent West

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Runners sprint in front of Torrestrella fighting bulls at the entrance to the bullring during the first running of the bulls of the San Fermin festival in Pamplona July 7, 2011. Four people suffered minor injuries in the run that lasted two and a half minutes, according to local news sources. REUTERS/Vincent West

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People watch from balconies as the statue of San Fermin, patron saint of the San Fermin festival, is carried through the streets during a procession in his honour in Pamplona July 7, 2011. San Fermin is believed to protect the hundreds of runners that participate in the running of the bulls. REUTERS/Eloy Alonso

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People watch from balconies as the statue of San Fermin, patron saint of the San Fermin festival, is carried through the streets during a procession in his honour in Pamplona July 7, 2011. San Fermin is believed to protect the hundreds of runners that participate in the running of the bulls. REUTERS/Eloy Alonso

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People watch from a window as the statue of San Fermin, patron saint of the San Fermin festival, is carried through the streets during a procession in his honour in Pamplona July 7, 2011. San Fermin is believed to protect the hundreds of runners that participate in the running of the bulls. REUTERS/Eloy Alonso

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A priest records on his mobile device the procession of the statue of San Fermin, patron saint of the San Fermin festival, through the streets of Pamplona July 7, 2011. San Fermin is believed to protect the hundreds of runners that participate in the running of the bulls. REUTERS/Eloy Alonso

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Visitors have their picture taken next to the statue of San Fermin, patron saint of the San Fermin festival, in San Lorenzo church in Pamplona July 7, 2011. Every July 7, a statue of San Fermin, the patron saint of the thousands of runners taking part in the daily running of the bulls during the festival, is carried through the streets in a procession in his honour. REUTERS/Vincent West

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Children examine a performer's costume during festivities on the second day of the San Fermin festival in Pamplona July 7, 2011. REUTERS/Vincent West

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A child wears a mask of a bull during festivities on the second day of the San Fermin festival in Pamplona July 7, 2011. REUTERS/Vincent West

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A fighting cow leaps over runners at the bullring after the first running of the bulls of the San Fermin festival in Pamplona July 7, 2011. Four people suffered minor injuries in the run that lasted two and a half minutes, according to local news sources. REUTERS/Joseba Extaburu

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Mexican bullfighter Arturo Saldivar prepares for the start of the first bullfight of the San Fermin festival in Pamplona July 7, 2011. REUTERS/Susana Vera

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Mexican bullfighter Arturo Saldivar performs a pass to a bull during the first bullfight of the San Fermin festival in Pamplona July 7, 2011. REUTERS/Susana Vera

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Mexican bullfighter Arturo Saldivar performs a pass to a bull during the first bullfight of the San Fermin festival in Pamplona July 7, 2011. REUTERS/Susana Vera

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Mexican bullfighter Arturo Saldivar gets tripped by a bull during the first bullfight of the San Fermin festival in Pamplona July 7, 2011. REUTERS/Susana Vera

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Assistant bullfighters wait for the start of the first bullfight of the San Fermin festival in Pamplona July 7, 2011. REUTERS/Susana Vera

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A reveller tries to get some sleep on the street during the San Fermin festival in Pamplona early July 8, 2011. REUTERS/Susana Vera

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A runner gets pushed away by a Cebada Gago bull during the second bull run of the San Fermin Festival in Pamplona July 8, 2011. A runner was gored in the run that lasted three minutes and ten seconds, according to local news sources. REUTERS/Susana Vera

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A Cebada Gago bull runs over a fallen runner during the second bull run of the San Fermin Festival in Pamplona July 8, 2011. A runner was gored in the run that lasted three minutes and ten seconds, according to local news sources. REUTERS/Susana Vera

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Runners sprint next to Cebada Gago fighting bulls during the second running of the bulls of the San Fermin festival in Pamplona July 8, 2011. Four people were treated in hospital and a 24-year-old Australian man was gored in the leg in a run that lasted three minutes and ten seconds, according to local news sources. REUTERS/Joseba Etxaburu

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Runners sprint in front of Cebada Gago fighting bulls during the second running of the bulls of the San Fermin festival in Pamplona July 8, 2011. Four people were treated in hospital and a 24-year-old Australian man was gored in the leg in a run that lasted three minutes and ten seconds, according to local news sources. REUTERS/Joseba Etxaburu

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A runner (L) hangs from a wooden door as a Cebada Gago fighting bull runs by during the second running of the bulls of the San Fermin festival in Pamplona July 8, 2011. Four people were treated in hospital and a 24-year-old Australian man was gored in the leg in a run that lasted three minutes and ten seconds, according to local news sources. REUTERS/Joseba Etxaburu

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Coordinator Mari Jose Valencia (C) gives instructions to some of the one hundred and twenty Red Cross volunteers that attend to the injured during the running of the bulls at the San Fermin festival in Pamplona July 8, 2011. Four people were treated in hospital and a 24-year-old Australian man was gored in the leg in a run that lasted three minutes and ten seconds, according to local news sources. REUTERS/Vincent West

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Runners are trampled by a wild cow at the bullring following the second running of the bulls of the San Fermin festival in Pamplona July 8, 2011. REUTERS/Eloy Alonso

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A runner is trampled by a wild cow at the bullring following the second running of the bulls of the San Fermin festival in Pamplona July 8, 2011. REUTERS/Eloy Alonso

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Revellers kiss on the street as people walk by during the third day of the San Fermin festival in Pamplona July 8, 2011. REUTERS/Susana Vera

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Revellers run from the Fire Bull, a man carrying a metal structure loaded with fireworks, on the third day of the San Fermin festival in Pamplona July 8, 2011. REUTERS/Eloy Alonso

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A girl wearing bulls horns smiles at photographers at the Estafeta corner before the third running of the bulls of the San Fermin festival in Pamplona July 9, 2011. A 23 year old French runner was gored in the leg in the run that lasted two minutes and fifty eight seconds, according to local news sources. REUTERS/Joseba Etxaburu

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Revellers sleep it off on the fourth day of the San Fermin festival in Pamplona July 9, 2011. REUTERS/Eloy Alonso

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A reveller sleeps it off on the fourth day of the San Fermin festival in Pamplona July 9, 2011. REUTERS/Eloy Alonso

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A recortador performs with a fighting bull during an exhibition of acrobatic skills at the bullring on the fourth day of the annual San Fermin festival in Pamplona July 9, 2011. REUTERS/Joseba Etxaburu

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A man sleeps in the street on the fourth day of the San Fermin festival in Pamplona July 9, 2011. Visitors to the nine-day festival, depicted in Ernest Hemingway's 1926 novel The Sun Also Rises, take part in activities including the Running Of The Bulls, an early morning half mile dash from the corral to the bullring alongside six bulls destined to die in the afternoon's corrida. This is followed by processions of giant traditional figures, concerts, firebulls, fireworks, and large doses of eating, drinking, dancing and late nights. REUTERS/Vincent West

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A recortador performs with a fighting bull during an exhibition of acrobatic skills at the bullring on the fourth day of the annual San Fermin festival in Pamplona July 9, 2011. REUTERS/Joseba Etxaburu

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An assistant bullfighter gets tossed in the air during the third bullfight of the San Fermin festival in Pamplona July 9, 2011. REUTERS/Joseba Etxaburu

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Spanish bullfighter Joselillo performs a pass to a bull during the third bullfight of the San Fermin festival in Pamplona July 9, 2011. REUTERS/Joseba Etxaburu

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Revellers run from the Fire Bull, a man carrying a metal structure loaded with fireworks on the fourth day of the San Fermin festival in Pamplona July 9, 2011. Visitors to the nine day festival, depicted in Ernest Hemingway's 1926 novel The Sun Also Rises, take part in activities including The Running Of The Bulls, an early morning half mile dash from the corral to the bullring alongside six bulls destined to die in the afternoon's corrida. This is followed by processions of giant traditional figures, concerts, firebulls, fireworks, and large doses of eating, drinking, dancing and late nights. REUTERS/Vincent West

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Revellers run behind the Fire Bull, a man carrying a metal structure loaded with fireworks on the fourth day of the San Fermin festival in Pamplona July 9, 2011. Visitors to the nine day festival, depicted in Ernest Hemingway's 1926 novel The Sun Also Rises, take part in activities including The Running Of The Bulls, an early morning half mile dash from the corral to the bullring alongside six bulls destined to die in the afternoon's corrida. This is followed by processions of giant traditional figures, concerts, firebulls, fireworks, and large doses of eating, drinking, dancing and late nights. REUTERS/Vincent West

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Revellers joke around throwing beer at each other during the third bullfight of the San Fermin festival in Pamplona July 9, 2011. REUTERS/Joseba Etxaburu

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Revellers kiss on the street during San Fermin festival in Pamplona early July 10, 2011. Visitors to the nine-day festival, depicted in Ernest Hemingway's 1926 novel The Sun Also Rises, take part in activities including The Running Of The Bulls, an early morning half mile dash from the corral to the bullring alongside six bulls destined to die in the afternoon's corrida. This is followed by processions of giant traditional figures, concerts, firebulls, fireworks, and large doses of eating, drinking, dancing and late nights.
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Miguel, a bartender, takes a moment for himself during San Fermin festival in Pamplona July 9, 2011. Visitors to the nine day festival, depicted in Ernest Hemingway's 1926 novel The Sun Also Rises, take part in activities including The Running Of The Bulls, an early morning half mile dash from the corral to the bullring alongside six bulls destined to die in the afternoon's corrida. This is followed by processions of giant traditional figures, concerts, firebulls, fireworks, and large doses of eating, drinking, dancing and late nights.
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Revellers dance on the street during San Fermin festival in Pamplona July 9, 2011. Visitors to the nine day festival, depicted in Ernest Hemingway's 1926 novel The Sun Also Rises, take part in activities including The Running Of The Bulls, an early morning half mile dash from the corral to the bullring alongside six bulls destined to die in the afternoon's corrida. This is followed by processions of giant traditional figures, concerts, firebulls, fireworks, and large doses of eating, drinking, dancing and late nights.
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Revellers dance on the street during San Fermin festival in Pamplona July 9, 2011. Visitors to the nine day festival, depicted in Ernest Hemingway's 1926 novel The Sun Also Rises, take part in activities including The Running Of The Bulls, an early morning half mile dash from the corral to the bullring alongside six bulls destined to die in the afternoon's corrida. This is followed by processions of giant traditional figures, concerts, firebulls, fireworks, and large doses of eating, drinking, dancing and late nights.
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Revllers celebrate during San Fermin festival in Pamplona July 9, 2011. Visitors to the nine day festival, depicted in Ernest Hemingway's 1926 novel The Sun Also Rises, take part in activities including The Running Of The Bulls, an early morning half mile dash from the corral to the bullring alongside six bulls destined to die in the afternoon's corrida. This is followed by processions of giant traditional figures, concerts, firebulls, fireworks, and large doses of eating, drinking, dancing and late nights.
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A runner sprints alongside Miura fighting bulls at the entrance to the bullring during the fourth running of the bulls of the San Fermin festival in Pamplona July 10, 2011. Eleven people suffered minor injuries in the run that lasted two minutes and 28 seconds, according to local news sources. REUTERS/Susana Vera

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Runners lead a Miura fighting bull to the entrance to the bullring during the fourth running of the bulls of the San Fermin festival in Pamplona July 10, 2011. Eleven people suffered minor injuries in the run that lasted two minutes and 28 seconds, according to local news sources. REUTERS/Susana Vera

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A runner touches the head of a Miura fighting bull as they sprint towards the entrance to the bullring during the fourth running of the bulls of the San Fermin festival in Pamplona July 10, 2011. Eleven people suffered minor injuries in the run that lasted two minutes and 28 seconds, according to local news sources. REUTERS/Susana Vera

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A heifer leaps over revellers at the bullring after the fourth running of the bulls of the San Fermin festival in Pamplona July 10, 2011. REUTERS/Joseba Etxaburu

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Runners sprint in front of Miura fighting bulls on Santo Domingo hill during the fourth running of the bulls of the San Fermin festival in Pamplona July 10, 2011. Eleven people suffered minor injuries in the run that lasted two minutes and 28 seconds, according to local news sources. REUTERS/Eloy Alonso

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A reveller is tossed in the air by a heifer at the bullring after the fourth running of the bulls of the San Fermin festival in Pamplona July 10, 2011. REUTERS/Joseba Etxaburu

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A reveller is tossed in the air by a heifer at the bullring after the fourth running of the bulls of the San Fermin festival in Pamplona July 10, 2011. REUTERS/Joseba Etxaburu

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Revellers sleep on the street before the fourth running of the bulls of the San Fermin festival in Pamplona July 10, 2011. Eleven people suffered minor injuries in the run that lasted two minutes and twenty-eight seconds, according to local news sources. REUTERS/Susana Vera

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Runners sprint alongside Miura fighting bulls at Estafeta corner during the fourth running of the bulls of the San Fermin festival in Pamplona July 10, 2011. Eleven people suffered minor injuries in the run that lasted two minutes and 28 seconds, according to local news sources. REUTERS/Vincent West

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Runners sprint alongside Miura fighting bulls at Estafeta corner during the fourth running of the bulls of the San Fermin festival in Pamplona July 10, 2011. Eleven people suffered minor injuries in the run that lasted two minutes and 28 seconds, according to local news sources. REUTERS/Vincent West

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Runners sprint alongside Miura fighting bulls at Estafeta corner during the fourth running of the bulls of the San Fermin festival in Pamplona July 10, 2011. Eleven people suffered minor injuries in the run that lasted two minutes and 28 seconds, according to local news sources. REUTERS/Vincent West

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A couple kisses amidst rubbish at Estafeta corner during the fourth running of the bulls of the San Fermin festival in Pamplona July 10, 2011. Eleven people suffered minor injuries in the run that lasted two minutes and 28 seconds, according to local news sources. REUTERS/Vincent West

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A reveller sleeps on the fifth day of the San Fermin festival in Pamplona July 10, 2011. Visitors to the nine-day festival, depicted in Ernest Hemingway's 1926 novel The Sun Also Rises, will take part in activities including the running of the bulls, an early morning half-mile dash from the corral to the bullring alongside six bulls destined to die in the afternoon's corrida. This is followed by processions of giant traditional figures, concerts, firebulls, fireworks, and large doses of eating, drinking, dancing and late nights. REUTERS/Eloy Alonso (SPAIN - Tags: SOCIETY ODDLY)

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A couple embraces on the fifth day of the San Fermin festival in Pamplona July 10, 2011. Visitors to the nine day festival, depicted in Ernest Hemingway's 1926 novel The Sun Also Rises, take part in activities including The Running Of The Bulls, an early morning half mile dash from the corral to the bullring alongside six bulls destined to die in the afternoon's corrida. This is followed by processions of giant traditional figures, concerts, firebulls, fireworks, and large doses of eating, drinking, dancing and late nights.
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Spanish bullfighter Juan Jose Padilla performs a pass during the fourth bullfight of the San Fermin festival in Pamplona July 10, 2011. REUTERS/Eloy Alonso

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Spanish bullfighter Rafael Rubio Rafaelillo performs a pass during the fourth bullfight of the San Fermin festival in Pamplona July 10, 2011. REUTERS/Eloy Alonso

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Spanish bullfighter Juan Jose Padilla performs a pass during the fourth bullfight of the San Fermin festival in Pamplona July 10, 2011. REUTERS/Eloy Alonso

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A reveller poses with plastic cups as glasses on the fifth day of the San Fermin festival in Pamplona July 10, 2011. Visitors to the nine day festival, depicted in Ernest Hemingway's 1926 novel The Sun Also Rises, take part in activities including The Running Of The Bulls, an early morning half mile dash from the corral to the bullring alongside six bulls destined to die in the afternoon's corrida. This is followed by processions of giant traditional figures, concerts, firebulls, fireworks, and large doses of eating, drinking, dancing and late nights.
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A Fuente Ymbro fighting bull turns his horns towards runners at Estafeta corner during the fifth running of the bulls at the San Fermin festival in Pamplona July 11, 2011. No serious injuries followed the run that lasted two minutes and 33 seconds, according to local news sources. REUTERS/Susana Vera

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Runners sprint alongside a Fuente Ymbro fighting bull at Telefonica corner during the fifth running of the bulls at the San Fermin festival in Pamplona July 11, 2011. There were no serious injuries during the run that lasted two minutes and 33 seconds, according to local news sources. REUTERS/Eloy Alonso

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A Fuente Ymbro fighting bull sprints next to runners at Estafeta corner during the fifth running of the bulls at the San Fermin festival in Pamplona July 11, 2011. No serious injuries followed the run that lasted two minutes and 33 seconds, according to local news sources. REUTERS/Susana Vera

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A Fuente Ymbro fighting bull is seen just before it falls near the town hall during the fifth running of the bulls at the San Fermin festival in Pamplona July 11, 2011. There were no serious injuries during the run that lasted two minutes and 33 seconds, according to local news sources. REUTERS/Vincent West

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A Fuente Ymbro fighting bull climbs Santo Domingo hill during the fifth running of the bulls at the San Fermin festival in Pamplona July 11, 2011. There were no serious injuries during the run that lasted two minutes and 33 seconds, according to local news sources. REUTERS/Vincent West

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A runner is treated by medics following the fifth running of the bulls at the San Fermin festival in Pamplona July 11, 2011. There were no serious injuries during the run that lasted two minutes and 33 seconds, according to local news sources. REUTERS/Eloy Alonso

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A reveller tries to avoid getting soaked by water hosed down by workers cleaning the streets before the fifth running of the bulls at the San Fermin festival in Pamplona July 11, 2011. No serious injuries followed the run that lasted two minutes and 33 seconds, according to local news sources. REUTERS/Susana Vera

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A worker cleans the street as a reveller sleeps on the ground before the fifth running of the bulls at the San Fermin festival in Pamplona July 11, 2011. No serious injuries followed the run that lasted two minutes and 33 seconds, according to local news sources. REUTERS/Susana Vera

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A heifer charges at runners at the bullring after the fifth running of the bulls of the San Fermin festival in Pamplona July 11, 2011. REUTERS/Eloy Alonso

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A heifer leaps over runners at the bullring after the fifth running of the bulls of the San Fermin festival in Pamplona July 11, 2011. REUTERS/Eloy Alonso

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Revellers sleep it off after the fifth running of the bulls of the San Fermin festival in Pamplona July 11, 2011. Visitors to the nine-day festival, depicted in Ernest Hemingway's 1926 novel The Sun Also Rises, take part in activities including the running of the bulls, an early morning half-mile dash from the corral to the bullring alongside six bulls destined to die in the afternoon's corrida. This is followed by processions of giant traditional figures, concerts, firebulls, fireworks, and large doses of eating, drinking, dancing and late nights. REUTERS/Eloy Alonso

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A heifer runs over a reveller after the fifth running of the bulls at the San Fermin festival in Pamplona July 11, 2011. There were no serious injuries during the run that lasted two minutes and 33 seconds, according to local news sources.
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A heifer charges at a reveller after the fifth running of the bulls at the San Fermin festival in Pamplona July 11, 2011. There were no serious injuries during the run that lasted two minutes and 33 seconds, according to local news sources. REUTERS/Joseba Etxaburu

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Elias Elizalde lifts a traditional Spanish churros out of a large vat of frying oil in the Elizalde family-run Churreria La Manueta before the fifth bull run of the San Fermin festival in Pamplona July 11, 2011. Churros are fried-dough pastry-based snacks, typically included in a Spanish breakfast. They are sold fresh every morning during the San Fermin Festival in Pamplona. REUTERS/Susana Vera

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Spanish bullfighter Cesar Jimenez walks near his shoes after removing them during the fifth bullfight of the San Fermin festival in Pamplona July 11, 2011. REUTERS/Susana Vera

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Spanish bullfighter Ivan Fandino performs a pass to a bull during the fifth bullfight of the San Fermin festival in Pamplona July 11, 2011.REUTERS/Susana Vera

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A police officer stands next to Spanish bullfighter Cesar Jimenez before the fifth bullfight of the San Fermin festival in Pamplona July 11, 2011. REUTERS/Susana Vera

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Revellers are showered with sparks from the Fire Bull, a man carrying a metal structure loaded with fireworks on the fifth day of the San Fermin festival in Pamplona July 11, 2011. Visitors to the nine day festival, depicted in Ernest Hemingway's 1926 novel The Sun Also Rises, take part in activities including The Running Of The Bulls, an early morning half mile dash from the corral to the bullring alongside six bulls destined to die in the afternoon's corrida. This is followed by processions of giant traditional figures, concerts, firebulls, fireworks, and large doses of eating, drinking, dancing and late nights. REUTERS/Eloy Alonso

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Runners make their way to the Encierro (Running Of The Bulls) at the San Fermin festival in Pamplona July 12, 2011. Two people were gored in a run that lasted two minutes and 16 seconds, according to local news sources. REUTERS/Vincent West

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Victoriano del Rio fighting bulls cross the town hall square during the sixth running of the bulls at the San Fermin festival in Pamplona July 12, 2011. Two people were gored in a run that lasted two minutes and 16 seconds, according to local news sources. REUTERS/Vincent West

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A runner is treated by medics following the sixth running of the bulls at the San Fermin festival in Pamplona July 12, 2011. Two people were gored in a run that lasted two minutes and 16 seconds, according to local news sources. REUTERS/Eloy Alonso

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A heifer charges at a reveller at Pamplona's bullring after the sixth running of the bulls at the San Fermin festival in Pamplona July 12, 2011. Two people were gored in a run that lasted two minutes and 16 seconds, according to local news sources. REUTERS/Joseba Etxaburu

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Festival goers watch a dance by traditional giant figures on the seventh day of the San Fermin festival in Pamplona July 12, 2011. REUTERS/Vincent West

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A girl reacts in fear upon seeing a Kiliki during San Fermin festival's Comparsa de gigantes y cabezudos (Parade of the giants and the big heads) in Pamplona July 12, 2011. Enormous puppets accompanied by brass bands parade daily through the city during the nine-day-long festival made popular by U.S. writer Ernest Hemingway. REUTERS/Eloy Alonso

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Spanish bullfighter Julian Lopez El Juli is applauded following a bullfight during the San Fermin festival in Pamplona July 12, 2011. REUTERS/Vincent West

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Runners fall in the path of an El Pilar fighting bull at the entrance to the bullring during the seventh running of the bulls at the San Fermin festival in Pamplona July 13, 2011. There were no serious injuries during the run that lasted two minutes and 11 seconds, according to local news sources. REUTERS/Susana Vera

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Runners fall in the path of an El Pilar fighting bull at the entrance to the bullring during the seventh running of the bulls at the San Fermin festival in Pamplona July 13, 2011. There were no serious injuries during the run that lasted two minutes and 11 seconds, according to local news sources. REUTERSEloy Alonso

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Revellers perform a line dance during the traditional Baile de la Alpargata (Alpargata dance) after the seventh running of the bulls at the San Fermin festival in Pamplona July 13, 2011. There were no serious injuries during the run that lasted two minutes and 11 seconds, according to local news sources. REUTERS/Susana Vera

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Revellers perform a line dance during the traditional Baile de la Alpargata (Alpargata dance) after the seventh running of the bulls at the San Fermin festival in Pamplona July 13, 2011. There were no serious injuries during the run that lasted two minutes and 11 seconds, according to local news sources. REUTERS/Susana Vera

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A vaquilla (little cow) slams into revellers after failing to leap over them on entering the bullring at the San Fermin festival in Pamplona July 13, 2011. Revellers usually lie on the bullring floor where the cows are released and allow the animals to leap over them. REUTERSEloy Alonso

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Kids sprint in front of toy bulls during San Fermin festival's bull run for children in Pamplona July 13, 2011. Six toy bulls driven by runners take part in the children bull run, which imitates the morning running of the bulls for adults, but for a much shorter distance. A pack of six fighting bulls and steers runs through the centre of the town to the bullring every morning during the week long festival made popular by U.S. writer Ernest Hemingway. REUTERS/Susana Vera

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A kid sprints in front of a toy bull during San Fermin festival's bull run for children in Pamplona July 13, 2011. Six toy bulls driven by runners take part in the children bull run, which imitates the morning running of the bulls for adults, but for a much shorter distance and no real animals. A pack of six fighting bulls and steers runs through the centre of the town to the bullring every morning during the week long festival made popular by U.S. writer Ernest Hemingway. REUTERS/Susana Vera

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Spanish bullfighter David Fandila El Fandi performs a pass during a bullfight at the San Fermin festival in Pamplona July 13, 2011. REUTERS/Eloy Alonso

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Runners lead Nunez del Cuvillo fighting bulls along Estafeta street during the last running of the bulls at the San Fermin festival in Pamplona July 14, 2011. There were no serious injuries during the run that lasted two minutes and 20 seconds, according to local news sources. REUTERS/Susana Vera

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A couple embraces before the last running of the bulls at the San Fermin festival in Pamplona July 14, 2011. There were no serious injuries during the run that lasted two minutes and 20 seconds, according to local news sources. REUTERS/Eloy Alonso

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A runner dodges a steer after the last running of the bulls at the San Fermin festival in Pamplona July 14, 2011. There were no serious injuries during the run that lasted two minutes and 20 seconds, according to local news sources. REUTERS/Joseba Etxaburu

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Steers run over fallen runners at Estafeta street during the last running of the bulls at the San Fermin festival in Pamplona July 14, 2011. There were no serious injuries during the run that lasted two minutes and 20 seconds, according to local news sources. REUTERS/Susana Vera