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This is one of the biggest pilgrimages in the south of Portugal, the Pilgrimage on Horseback.rnThe pilgrims leave from the church of Nossa Senhora da Boa Viagem, in Moita, and they travel around 150 kms on horseback or on carts, till they reach the Sanctuary of Nossa Senhora d'Aires, in Viana do Alentejo. It's an old tradition, because in the old days, the farmers used to do it to pray for their cattle and their crops. The journey takes several days and they are too many.

Here, the pigrims had just arrived to the village of São Cristóvão, when they were on their way to Viana do Alentejo. It was the time to stop in front of the church for a pray and the blessing.

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  • Copyright: Ana Dores (adores) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5732 W: 64 N: 11349] (46979)
  • Genre: Gente
  • Medium: Color
  • Date Taken: 2016-04-22
  • Categories: Eventos
  • Camera: Fuji Finepix HS50 EXR
  • Exposición: f/0.2, 1/294 segundos
  • Versión de la foto: Versión original
  • Date Submitted: 2016-04-23 13:42
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