Kapoors Year 7: Europe/Ecuador/Peru travel blog

Hundreds Of Penitents Gather In The Monastery Of San Francisco To Prepare...

Here You Can See Them Beginning To Make Their Way Out Of...

The 'Cucuruho' Means 'Cone-Shaped', Penitents Wear Purple Robes With White Rope Belts...

Semana Santa Celebrates The Last Days Of Christ, The Procession Commemorates His...

Some Carry A Heavy Beam On Their Shoulders, Often With Chains Dragging...

Others Depict Jesus Dressed In A White Robe, Struggling Under The Weight...

Historically, The Purple Robes Were Worn By Flagellants Sentenced To Death

This Man Has Barbed Wire Wrapped Around His Chest, Heavy Chains On...

These Three Appear To Be Taking Turns Carrying The Burden Of The...

It's Been Passed To The Man In The Front And He Makes...

Many In The Procession Carry Images Of The Infant Jesus, This One...

The Blood On The Ankles Is Fake, But The Marks On This...

We Could Hear The Music From The Accompanying Band, Even Before We...

Most Of The Penitents Were Barefoot, But Some Wore Modern Footwear

This Young Boy Left A Lasting Impression On Both Of Us

This Man Wears A Crown Of Thorns And Beats His Back With...

Some Women Participate, They Enact The Role Of Veronica, The Woman Who...

Just When We'd Thought We'd Seen Enough, This Man Passed By With...

The Bright-Pink Nail Polish On This Penitent Tells Us It's Another 'Veronica'

Some Men Dress Up As Roman Soldiers, This Man Was Whipping The...

At One Point The Procession Halted For A Prolonged Period, This Little...

Family Members Often Walk With A Penitent For Support, This Woman's Hand...

Stinging Nettles Used For Flagellation, However, These Men Are Completely Clothed

Here You Can See The Procession As It Winds Its Way Through...

The Crowds Were A Little Thin At This Point, But People Were...

Some Climbed Up Into Window Wells To Get A Better View

The Steps Of The Basilica Were Jam-Packed, This Is The Highest Point...

Others Waited On The Balcony Of The Basilica, High Above The Street

These Police Uniforms Seemed To Be Coordinated For The Procession, Pink Camouflage?

An Enterprising Woman Was Selling Plastic Stools, Purple Of Course!

And Like Anywhere In The World, Where People Gather In Large Numbers,...

Anil And I Stopped To Pick Up A Couple Of These Delicious...

We Saw Loads Of People Eating Fresh Offerings Of This Sort

White Beans With Chopped Tomatoes And Fresh Lime Juice, Tempting

Sticky Candied Apples, Not So Tempting

This Little Boy Chose A Healthier Snack, Fresh Mango Slices

It Appears That This Little Girl Wishes She Had Even More Of...

A Wooden Pole Isn't Such A Burden For This Woman When It...

Homemade Empanadas On Offer, A Police Man Was Trying To Chase This...

But Authorized Stands Were Everywhere, I Had To Ask, But Learned These...

More Assorted Fruits, Both Cut And Uncut, Better To Peel Street Foods...

The Most Famous Food For Easter Is 'Fanesca', A Soup Made With...

Some Traditional Recipes Contain 12 Ingredients, To Represent The 12 Apostles Of...

A Nearby Stand Sells A Variety Of Grilled Meats For Those Who...

Another Traditional Ecuadorean Dish Is Stewed Figs, In A Sugary Syrup

We'd Been Served Some At The Kapawi Lodge, But Here They're In...

There Were Other Buns In The Showcase, These Made Me Think Of...

Anil Loves These 'Quimbolitos', Corn Cakes Made With Sugar And Raisins, Light...

And "Humitas' Are Always Good, Corn Meal Steamed In Corn Husks, No...

I've Been Cooking Plantains At Our Apartment So Didn't Indulge This Time,...

A Crowd Favourite, Homemade Gelato, Churned In A Big Copper Bowl Set...


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