Venezuela: Maria Lionza Pilgrimage: _DSC0973

Fire is an integral part of the pilgrimage. Candles surround followers during rituals and light up altars. Spectators come from all over the world to see partcipants run through large bonfires.

Fire is an integral part of the pilgrimage. Candles surround followers during rituals and light up altars. Spectators come from all over the world to see partcipants run through large bonfires.