Below on the left, that's me with my brother-in-law. I'm dressed as a Plen, ready to participate in the Patum in my wife's home town of Berga, Spain. The photo on the right is in case you didn't believe it was really me.

Doug as a Plen Doug as a Plen, without mask

And here we are with a few thousand other people in Berga's Plaça de Sant Pere. I'm one of the people with fire shooting out of their head.

Dance of the Plens

Of course, this sort of thing can get you pretty hungry and thirsty...

Doug eating


Last modified January 15, 2001 by Douglas N. Arnold,