It just wouldn´t be a religious holiday without the self-induced suffering. And the whipping. Even the kids get to take part!
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Get me to the Plaza on time! (We will meet back up with these guys a little later…)
The little guy was enjoying the whip quite a bit
Often those are toy stuffed llamas on their back…these were real!
I don´t have much of a zoom lens, so I was right up on these guys. I got pushed out of the way of an oncoming saint a few times!
Chiriuchi – the traditional food of Corpus Christi. Yes, those are the guinea pigs in front!
To be continued… if I have time,
As always, more religiously uplifting photos on Flickr