Saqra dancers / devils on balcony taunt the Virgen del Carmen during main procession around the village , Paucartambo , Peru
The saqras are devils who dance and taunt the Virgen from balconies and rooftops during her processions around the village, symbolising the battle between good and evil.
Photograph ID: Paucartambo2009D167
Photo © James Brunker, Magical Andes Photography
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Photograph size: 21.0 Mpixels (60.1 MB uncompressed) - 3742x5613 pixels (12.4x18.7 in / 31.7x47.5 cm at 300 ppi)
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