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Rocio Photos - May

Rocio, a festive pilgrimage honoring the Virgin of Rocio to the town of Rocio. The Mass is held in Plaza Salvador where the Virgin leaves the church and is carried to Rocio and then back. From the church the covered Rocio wagons pulled by horses and some by tractors leave in procession for the road to Rocio. People stop often and rest along the way, drinking, eating, dancing, playing music and singing. We drove to such a stop and joined them for a while.
See Writings of May 22 for full description.


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Steeples in early morning

Baroque Church en Plaza Salvador
 
 
 

Horses - daytime in Rocio

White Horse at Rocio





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Green lunares caravanas

Horses/riders-Salvador Plaza
 
 
 

Man, Caravan & bull by church

Bull with ornament
 
 
 

Bull with ornament and man





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