Meet the pilgrims of "El Rocio" - photito

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HOW DO THEY GET THERE, AND WHAT HAPPENS ON THE WAY?

HOW DO THEY GET THERE, AND WHAT HAPPENS ON THE WAY?

Every late May, or early June, in villages and cities across Andalucia (especially the western part), you can see the locals gear up their covered wagons and don traditional Andalucian clothing - broad-brimmed hats and traje corto for men (grey, brown or black trousers, often with Western-style leather chaps, and boots), and flamenco dresses for women - a slightly different style, with a fuller skirt than the fitted Feria dresses - to head off to the El Roció shrine, accompanied by their own virgin on her simpecado (float).

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