Title: myth or reality? MITO O REALIDAD?
created on 15 Aug 09

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Comments on this picture (18):
1. polenta wrote:
 Drummers or "tamborileros" march along the streets in Uruguay wearing traditional customs with the detail of these canvas "shoes" held by straps that go up to their knees.
2. polenta wrote:
 It is said that these straps are a reminder of the scars left by the whips on the skin of the African-Uruguayan slaves in colonial times.
3. polenta wrote:
 Sorry, I should've said COSTUMES instead of CUSTOMS in comment 1.
4. picasso2 wrote:
 De verdas? Wow. The first thing I noticed were the shoes. Amazing.
5. Robindcr8l wrote:
 Polenta, this is just fantastic! Love the playback, too!
6. artycat wrote:
 I really like your unusual viewpoint.
7. polenta wrote:
 There are more comments in the Forum, under Community: FOR THOSE WHO LIKE TO KNOW ABOUT OTHER CULTURES. I'm inviting you to look there.
8. kmkagle wrote:
 This is quite nice! Your choice of colors is eye-catching.
9. lilalee wrote:
 Very beautiful!!
10. LadyO wrote:
 your work continues to amaze me!
11. Login wrote:
 I can believe that it was a reality, polenta. Man's inhumanity to man, from time immemorial, is a known fact. Thankfully, most races are more sensitive to such obscenities, nowadays. This is an excellent drawing.
12. matthew wrote:
 Such dainty little feet... love it...
13. indigo wrote:
 Like a beautiful mosaic! Love the teaching!
14. faithfool wrote:
 Perfect and I love the background!
15. coho wrote:
 Another very Cool candy picture!
16. clorophilla wrote:
 I saw this just yesterday... amazing convergence! In Italy, Abruzzo, "gli zampognari" (a sort of sheeperds) on Christmas wander in the cities playg the Zampogna (a sort of cornamuse) and have typical shoes done with rags and sheep's leather, that look exa
17. clorophilla wrote:
 zampogna: http://fc.retecivica.milano.it/dallo
gn.htm Cioce (pron. Chochay): http://www.madonnadellaneve.frosinon
18. clorophilla wrote:
 continuing n. 16: that look axactly like these: le Cioce.