Wild horse Rapa das Bestas: Spain Int’l Tourist Interest

Repost According to the Chinese Zodiac, 2014 is The Year of the Wood Horse. – Gameness til the End Rapa das Bestas Rapa das Bestas is the name of an operation that involves cutting the manes of the horses that are performed in the curros (enclosed which retain the horses) held in various locations in Galicia (Spain). The best known is the Rapa…

Embassy of Spain funded Antonio Abad’s “El Campeon”

Repost These two excerpts are from the article at the bottom. Excerpt #1 After successfully publishing Adeline Guerra’s “Cuentos de Juana” and Jesus Balmori’s “Los Pajaros de Fuego,” Biblioteca Clasicos Hispanofilipinos’ third offering is Antonio Abad’s “El Campeon,” which tells the story of the champion cockfighting rooster Banogon and the days he spends on a…

Cadiz (Andalusia, Spain): cockfighting sports culture and tradition

Repost Cadiz is a city and port in southwestern Spain. It is the capital of Cádiz province, one of eight which make up the autonomous community of Andalusia. Cadiz, the oldest continuously inhabited city in Spain and one of the oldest in all southwestern Europe, has been a principal home port of the Spanish Navy since the accession of the Spanish Bourbons in the 18th century….

Land & Sea Issue #956: Spanish Andalusian Gamecocks

Repost The video is in Spanish and it is a documentary of gamecock breeding from eggs, chicks to feeding, training, and fighting. In Andalusia, Spain and anywhere in the world, cockfighting is passionate animal breeding and farming 365 days a year. It is life. – Gameness til the End Gallos de Pelea en Andalucía. Tierra…

Manacor, Mallorca, Baleares, Spain: Cockfighting Will Be Back Soon

Repost Let’s make our sports of cockfighting legal again in Manacor, Mallorca, Baleares, Spain. Let’s do it. – Gameness til the End Cockfights in Mallorca Posted by mallorcaphotoblog on May 2, 2009 The other day I went back to a place in Manacor where I had watched a cockfight some 30 years ago. Cock fighting…