Tourada – Portuguese Corrida

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Portuguese bullfights, which is called “Tourada” differs significantly from the Spanish: from the 17th century on it do not kill the bulls. Unlike Spain, the Portuguese bullfight includes an equestrian unit. Portuguese bullfighting – is, first of all, a masterly control of the horse.

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The arena was packed. People were very glad, and in some particularly good mood. Looking ahead to tell you that it was the best show (do not know what else to call it) that I’ve seen! The passion, excitement, engulfing emotions, 3 hours, traversing a single moment – that’s what it was!

The first idea came to the “clowns” whose job it distract the bulls in the event of serious batches:

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Then came the main characters – the three musketeers, their correct name – the gentleman. They took place from noble families, so you always have a rich and beautiful outfit, unlike furkadush, which later …

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And here is the protagonist flies furiously in the arena. As he drove withers small nail to get angry. In general, the peaks that poke at him caballero and carnations – they are 2 inches long, and despite the blood, wounded bull is not much, glaring in the subcutaneous tissues. Unlike Spanish bullfighting, bulls are not killed, they return to their course, with a little damaged psyche. Well, time heals …

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The action begins! The bull is trying to catch up gentleman and he can fight, and he tries to thrust him into the scruff peaks, dodging naked aggression. The spectacle of such an incredibly beautiful and it makes … Horses! They are something special. This is not the horses, and cats with hooves! As they jump, sneak, dodges – pics it does not pass them!

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Periodically pop up clowns, give the bull a rest …

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The most daring teasing the bull, he sprints and they do a head-on collision. The problem remaining – time to descend and bred bull with his bare hands. It seems simple, but people do not always get …

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The strongest grabs the tail and rotates with the bull in the dance:

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After that, the arena of producing peaceful herd of bulls, which help calm the Brawler and take home:

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The Portuguese bullfight continues:

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From a collision with a huge bull horse also fell:

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… But then leapt to his feet:

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As we have said, the peaks thrust deep, strong and Bulls do not suffer from:

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Foot gets good guys:

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At the end of the action arena welcomes the heroes standing ovations. It should be noted that female fans will be more than men. And the last tradition: when caballero bypass the arena, the people they throw their things that they throw back. Apparently it has something to bring happiness.

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Egidijus BaranauskasTourada – Portuguese Corrida

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