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Men on Fire

Mimicking the running of the bulls, enhanced by fireworks.
Baby, You’re a Firework

November 22nd 2018
My first night in El Salvador and I was chased around the cobblestone alleyways by youth wearing fireworks. This is a thing apparently. Luckily, I had a snoot full of rum and can run fairly fast in flip flops. Me and all the townsfolk of Suchitoto were terrorized for hours by these teens, mimicking Pamplona’s Running of the Bulls, exploding pyrotechnics strapped to their backs as they sta ... read more
Central America Caribbean » El Salvador

Salvadoran Flag El Salvador achieved independence from Spain in 1821 and from the Central American Federation in 1839. A 12-year civil war, which cost about 75,000 lives, was brought to a close in 1992 when the government and leftist rebels signed a treaty that prov... ... read more
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