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013110MexicanRoadsideCapillasMP0726

SHOT 2/1/10 12:43:06 PM - An elaborate capilla on top of a hillside in Cananea, Mexico. Roadside capillas, or tiny chapels, in the Mexican states of Nayarit, Sinaloa and Sonora. The capillas are common along the roads and highways of Mexico which is heavily Catholic and are often dedicated to certain patron saints or to the memory of a loved one that has passed away. Often times they contain prayer candles, pictures, personal artifacts or notes. (Photo by Marc Piscotty / © 2010)

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SHOT 2/1/10 12:43:06 PM - An elaborate capilla on top of a hillside in Cananea, Mexico. Roadside capillas, or tiny chapels, in the Mexican states of Nayarit, Sinaloa and Sonora. The capillas are common along the roads and highways of Mexico which is heavily Catholic and are often dedicated to certain patron saints or to the memory of a loved one that has passed away. Often times they contain prayer candles, pictures, personal artifacts or notes. (Photo by Marc Piscotty / © 2010)