18th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
Braids represent row crops. Offering ceremonies to thank Mother Earth.

Braids represent row crops. According to the Andean calendar, every first day of August, Pachamama is celebrated and offering ceremonies are held to thank Mother Earth for agricultural production. Despite the pandemic, the tradition was maintained.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2020
Date Uploaded: 11.2020
Photo Location: Chinchero district, Urubamba, Cusco., Peru
Camera: NIKON D7000
Copyright: © Sharon Castellanos