Before the ceremony

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The Totonac dress for this ritual consists of a red pants with a white shirt, a cloth across the chest and a cap. The pants, hat and chest cloth are heavily embroidered and otherwise decorated. The cloth across the chest symbolized blood. These costumes are made by the voladores themselves and can cost between 5,000 and 8,000 pesos each

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Comments (4)

Marcel Kraan on April 19, 2012

Very nice light and fountain show. L1. Greetings,Marcel.

Eva Lewitus on April 19, 2012

Thank you Marcel Greetings, Eva

Carter Boswell on May 12, 2012

Very interesting and a wonderful pose with the water! Greetings to you Eva on a wonderful day, Carter

Eva Lewitus on May 12, 2012

I even had the feeling that he didn´t pose!

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Photo taken in Bosque de Chapultepec I Secc, Ciudad de México, D.F., Mexico

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  • Uploaded on April 18, 2012
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    by Eva Lewitus
    • Camera: Canon PowerShot A710 IS
    • Taken on 2008/01/23 11:54:12
    • Exposure: 0.004s (1/250)
    • Focal Length: 19.57mm
    • F/Stop: f/4.000
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash