Traditions and rituals

Challenge #19 in the Nature and Culture series. Hosted by AndrePooh.
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Human culture is rich with traditions and rituals, show us such a tradition or ritual and elaborate on which culture and what is going on.
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African ritual in Brazil. Washing steps of a church. It is a Candomblé ceremony that mixes with the Catholic Church.
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Submitted: Wednesday, 15th February, 2012 23:22 (GMT)
Taken: Sunday, 29th January, 2012
Focal length: 32 mm
Shutter speed: 1/2000 sec
Aperture: F2.8
ISO: 100
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