Nothing at the medieval festival really surprised me–it was all your typical jewelry, turkey legs, people in Batman costumes. Then I saw the falconry demonstration.
The falconer did a big introduction during which he offended people and yelled at people and also repeatedly said it’s possible the falcon would fly away instead of swooping down to get the lure he was swinging over his head. I thought he was saying that to make it seem even more amazing when the bird came back. Read the rest of this entry »