17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
Procession's incense men

A very important element in Antigua, Guatemala Holly Week's procession is the incense smoke. Men would walk hours swinging burning incense to purify the procession's air from people's sins. Here a group of men are getting ready to start one of the many processions taking place each year.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 03.2018
Date Uploaded: 11.2019
Photo Location: Antigua, Guatemala
Camera: NIKON D750
Copyright: © Sisel Lan