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Cristina Garcia Rodero This waterfall is the pilgrimage place best representing the syncretism between catholicism and voodoo. Saut d'eau, Haiti. 2000. © Cristina Garcia Rodero | Magnum Photos
Cristina Garcia Rodero On the 16th of July, when tens of thousands of pilgrims gather there, they ask the Virgin, who appeared under the waterfall once, for the same favorsin the nearby church built in the 19th century. (...)
Cristina Garcia Rodero Pilgrimage to honour the apostle Saint James, who is at the same time the Lwa Ogou. Here a woman is in a trance. Plaine du Nord, Near the Cap Haitien, Haiti. 2000. © Cristina Garcia Rodero | Magnum Photos
Cristina Garcia Rodero HAITI. Plaine du Nord. Near the Cap Haitien. 2000. Pilgrimage to honour the apostle Saint James (Santiago) who is at the same time the Lwa Ogou, god of war.In this region took place the insurrectio (...)
Cristina Garcia Rodero HAITI. Bord de Mer de Limonade. 1999. At the dawn on saint James' day, pilgrims arrive to Bord de Mer and with the prayers, songs and drums, they get into trance. © Cristina Garcia Rodero | Magnum Photos
Cristina Garcia Rodero HAITI. Bord de Mer de Limonade. 1999. At the dawn on saint James' day, pilgrims arrive to Bord de Mer and with the prayers, songs and drums, they get into trance. © Cristina Garcia Rodero | Magnum Photos
Cristina Garcia Rodero At the dawn on saint James' day, pilgrims arrive to Bord de Mer and between the prayers, songs and drums, they get into trance. Bord de Mer Limonade, Haiti. 2000. © Cristina Garcia Rodero | Magnum Photos
Cristina Garcia Rodero HAITI. Bord de Mer de Limonade. 1999. At the dawn on saint James' day, pilgrims arrive to Bord de Mer and with the prayers, songs and drums, they get into trance. © Cristina Garcia Rodero | Magnum Photos
Cristina Garcia Rodero The women raise their hands to sing about their distress of their unhappy everyday lives and ask for miracles like a new job, successful exams for their children, cure of a disease. Ganthier, Haiti (...)