Festival patron carrying figure of Virgen del Carmen with his Kapac Chunchu dance troupe , Paucartambo , Peru
The Kapac Chunchu dancers represent native warriors from the Qosñipata jungle who have sworn loyalty to the Virgin, it is their duty to protect her as she is carried around the streets during the festival.
Photograph ID: Paucartambo2009D84
Photo © James Brunker, Magical Andes Photography
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Photograph size: 18.9 Mpixels (54.1 MB uncompressed) - 5328x3552 pixels (17.7x11.8 in / 45.1x30.1 cm at 300 ppi)
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