It’s Fete Votive again in Uzes!
While the Barefoot Blogger is out and about, taking in the activities of Fete Votive this year, here’s a look back to last year’s event. Enjoy!
Oh my! Now I know. Every August the streets of Uzes turn from business into a carnival. Bulls run in the streets; brass bands with men and women in colorful uniforms “oomp-pa-pa” through the village; and parades with spectacular floats fill the place with music and lights.
The Uzes Fete Votive schedule goes on for six days. This is the running of the Bulls — Day One.
People line the “main” street of Uzes waiting for the entertainment to start.
Horses and cowboys from the Camargue ready themselves for the action.
They know there’s an important, dangerous job ahead.
Horses are restless. Even so, this one made a special effort to pose for the camera.
Handlers were listening for the signal to let out their cargo of Camargue bulls.
The crowds were anxious.
Then, in a flash, the truck gate was down and the bulls dashed out in a fury … faster than the…
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