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VIDEO: Check out the epicenter of Costa Rica’s annual Romería

In this time-elapse video, Jonathan Jiménez captures the scene in front of the Basílica de Nuestra Señora de Los Angeles in Cartago, east of San José. Hundreds of thousands of people flock to this spot each year to visit ‘La Negrita,’ the popular name for the Vírgen de Los Angeles, Costa Rica’s patron saint.

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The climax of the pilgrimage takes place tomorrow, August 2, a national holiday in Costa Rica. Read more:

https://ticotimes.net/2015/12/28/finding-la-negrita-a-story-of-coming-home

 

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