Villagers Mark Each Others Faces With Blood From White Llama That Has Been Sacri ...
Stockphoto ID: 2805427
File name: Tinku2010D06.jpg
Format: digital, 5000+ pixels longest side
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Source: photographer Based in: Bolivia
Description: Villagers mark each others faces with blood from white llama that has been sacrificed to Pachamama ( Mother Earth ) for Tinku / Festival of the Cross , near Macha , Potosi region , Bolivia . AS well as being an offering to Pachamama the blood is believed to protect the community .