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13th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
Burning Tree

Burning the tips of the tree branches is a tradition practiced in the indigenous community of Zuleta. The trees are planted in the middle of the space where the celebration will take place and elders light the branches one by one using a lit stick.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 05.2015
Date Uploaded: 11.2015
Photo Location: Zuleta, Ecuador
Camera: Canon EOS REBEL T2i
Copyright: © Galo Rivera