Fiesta de la Virgen del Carmen

The sound of trompets and cymbals can be heard from far away. It is the bras orchestra, accompanying a statue of Virgin Mary carried around the streets of Lima. The stuatue looks heavy, pain can be seen on the faces of the men who carry it. In front, ladies dressed in white burn the incense. Behind follows a crowd of people.

It is 16th of July, Perú celebrates Fiesta de la Virgin del Carmen.

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One thought on “Fiesta de la Virgen del Carmen

  1. Your pictures and commentary are wonderful! I crave more! I think you’ve chosen the wrong profession and should be a journalist for some travel magazine. I’m not kidding!!!!

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