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12th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
The long path

One of the most particular peak in Corno alle Scale Regional Park is Mount Spigolino. Above this mountain – 1800 meters above sea level – there's a small altar and a raw christian cross. used once in a year by the locals to make a liturgy mass. It's an old tradition set up to remember for one night the old dead in an intimate way.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 05.2014
Date Uploaded: 11.2014
Photo Location: Italy
Camera: NIKON D3100
Copyright: © Giovanni Zati