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The Land of the forgotten Gods VII
Contemplation
Cattle Drive
Walking on the beach
deportistas matutinos
Colorful
cotton heaven
Enjoying the views of Cabo de Home
Sheeps crossing the way
Happy Holi
Bee on flower
Sacred Snakes
Bee on flower
Frog Pond
Milky way over the bay
Perfect Reflection
Brachygrottis 0532B
Work Hour
Sunset
Chicago bridges
sun over mississippi pond
Dois Horizontes
A monastic student gazes from a classroom window in Mandalay.
15th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Sacred Snakes

In the village of Cocullo (Italy) every May,1 there is a particular tradition. The local saint is carried in the street surrounded by sacred snakes. Since many years, specific kind of workers, called Serpari, look for more snakes as possible in the previous months for the event.

TAGS: Italy

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Rome, Italy
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© Karl Mancini.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 05.2015
Filed Under: Travel
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 29, 2017, 7:40 p.m.
Camera Make: NIKON CORPORATION
Camera Model: NIKON D600
Focal Length: 24mm
Shutter Speed: 1/1600
Aperture: f5.6
ISO: ISO200
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PHOTO LOCATION Cocullo, Italy