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    Posted February 7, 2014 by
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    Hostotipaquillo, Mexico

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    Hostotipaquillo (MEXICO): The blessing of crash helmets

     

    Every year since 1999 almost 8,000 motorcyclists goes on a driving pilgrimage from Guadalajara,Jalisco to Hostotipaquillo,Jalisco to receive the blessing of the religious image called "Nuestra Señora del Favor", also named “The protector of the motorcyclist”.

     

    Once arriving to the town of Hostotipaquillo, they celebrate a religious ceremony and the high priest give a massive blessing to all the crash helmets.

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