|Felipe Rodriguez Stock Photography & Prints
Welcome to Felipe Rodriguez Stock Photography & Prints, offering original stock photos by Felipe Rodriguez. All photographs displayed on this site may be purchased as stock photography or you may order prints.
Photo: Men Bearing a Float, Spain
Stock Photo of men bearing a float with the covered image of the Virgin. Taken during the festival known as Rocio chico, a special pilgrimage between the town of Almonte and the village of El Rocio wich takes place every seven years to commemorate a miracle of the Peninsular War or Independence War (1808-1814) time. The Virgin, totally covered to protect the image from the dust, is beared by young men while women carry her holy valuables as penitence and many men shoot their shotguns towards the sky. Almonte, province of Huelva, Andalusia, southwestern Spain, May 2006. Photograph by Felipe Rodriguez.
Image Number: 0133-0710-2011-5335
Maximum Image Size: 3504 x 2336 Pixels - 11.68 x 7.79 Inches @ 300 dpi
Add To Lightbox
andalusia, bearer, bearing, catholic, catholicism, christian, christianism, covered virgin, culture, custom, devotion, el rocio, emotion, faith, female, festival, fiesta, fight, fighting, float, human, humans, image, local color, local colour, man, men, penitence, people, person, persons, pilgrim, pilgrimage, procession, promise, province of huelva, religion, religious, rocio chico, southwestern spain, spanish