8) Jumping the Fountain

Jun 23, 2011
Outside Magazine
Statue at the Mussel Bar

Jumping off the statue at the Mussel Bar.    Photo: Copyright Jim Hollander, not to be reproduced in any form

First of all, let me just say, I’ve run with the bulls 35 times and I wouldn’t dare jump off the fountain. When the Aussies get to leaping from the extremely tall and difficult to climb 15-foot fountain, watch for a good half hour. This should scare you out of an attempt. If you must try—again, which I don't advise—don’t do it while drunk. Every year someone slips through those greasy, sangria-drenched Aussie arms, hits the hard stone street, and ends up in the coma ward at the local hospital.

Filed To: Culture, Travel, Spain

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