Drunken Bullfighting in Colombia: Don’t Try This at Home
Travel Blog • Joanna Kakissis • 01.30.08 | 12:28 PM ET
What happens to the untrained and often inebriated matadors involved in corraleja, Colombia’s amateur form of bullfighting, when they take on pissed-off bulls? New York Times writer Simon Romero likened their wounds to those in a Hieronymus Bosch painting: “intestines peeking out of a belly, bone protruding from a fractured shin, blood spurting from a gash in the buttocks.” Yeouch.
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