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Nicaragua’s Santo Domingo Festival Photos: Faces Of The Day

FACE of The Day: A “promesante” or promiser, with his body coated in a mix of grease and motor oil, takes part in the pre-Santo Domingo festivities in Managua, Nicaragua. Some of the faithful coat their bodies in a black lubricant annually as a promise for a prayer or miracle they believe was performed or answered by Managua’s patron saint, Santo Domingo de Guzman.

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Posted: 25th, July 2011 | In: Reviews | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0