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Is there a future for bullfighting in the city that Hemingway loved most?

In Pamploma, tourists can enjoy a bullfight—or a visit to the Ernest Hemingway kebab shop

By Duncan Wheeler  

Hemingway's reverence for bullfighting has helped spawn a modern industry. Photo: Prospect composite

I’ve lost count of the bars and hotels I’ve been to in Spain which Ernest Hemingway reputedly frequented. Pamplona, however, lays the greatest claim on his affections and legacy. The capital of Navarra—a city of 200,000 inhabitants—swells in size in summer as up to a million people take part in the San Fermin festivities that run from the 6th to 14th July. These include eight encierros, where humans run with six bulls at 8am in the morning in…

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