Saturday 28 November 2015

Trial by fire

, January 17, 2013

A man rides his horse through the flames during the "Luminarias" annual religious celebration on the night before Saint Anthony's, Patron of animals, in the village of San Bartolome de los Pinares, about 100 km north west of Madrid, Spain, on January 16. According to tradition that dates back 500 years, people ride their horses through the narrow cobblestone streets of this small village to purify the animals with the smoke of the bonfires. Reuters/Sergio Perez  

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