Pictures Of Palio (2)

These are various pictures from the events of the Palio.


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The Trumpeters in Medieval costume
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Each neighborhood wearing and waving its colors

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Notice the flags being skillfully thrown high in the air.
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Many unusual costumes

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The "Palio" which goes to the victor is brought in on a wagon pulled by oxen.
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The "Palio" is just a painted banner, but the importance of winning is the pride and bragging rights

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Massive crowds fill the Campo as the tradition procession of flags takes place.
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The horses enter and prepare for the race.

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Many flags being waved (fuzzy)
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The palio is processed in triumph by the winners.

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Procession of flags going down the street
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