Qoyllur Rit'i (Peru's Snow Star Festival) - photo copyright Timothy Allen After a morning mass, the procession leaves the Sanctuary and makes its way for seven hours or so, past lagoons and through valleys, until it reaches the small settlement of Yanacocha. Most groups rest there for three or four hours until nightfall. Timothy Allen
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