Posts Tagged: Palio

Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #23: Celebrations

I didn’t think I had anything for this prompt, then realised I did, actually. Tanjaua in Maramures, Romania An ancient agrarian custom celebrating the first person out to plough the land. He is ceremoniously taken to the river by a

Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #23: Celebrations

I didn’t think I had anything for this prompt, then realised I did, actually. Tanjaua in Maramures, Romania An ancient agrarian custom celebrating the first person out to plough the land. He is ceremoniously taken to the river by a

Drawing lots for the Palio, Siena

I was commenting on a recent post of Andrew Petcher’s at Have Bag, Will Travel where we were discussing happy discoveries, and I happened to mention turning up in Siena one evening when they were drawing lots for the Palio (more

Drawing lots for the Palio, Siena

I was commenting on a recent post of Andrew Petcher’s at Have Bag, Will Travel where we were discussing happy discoveries, and I happened to mention turning up in Siena one evening when they were drawing lots for the Palio (more