Weight of repentance

Category: Spontaneous Moments


Photo and caption by Michelle Wu

Nazarenos doing public penance on the "resurrection" procession on Easter Sunday in Seville. Nazarenos are members of brotherhoods, dressed in a robe, cone shaped hood -to hide his or her identity, and a cape. Capirote is the cone -shaped hood worn by the nazarenos. It symbolizes grief and repentance.

Location: Seville, Andalusia, Spain


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