Wailea Daily Photo

Wailea Daily Photo

Photoblog of Maui, Hawaii


Island Altars

Throughout the island there are many altars with statues of the Madonna tucked away in jungle and rural settings. This is one of the more elaborate ones--it's located in the Portuguese section of the cultural center in Iao Valley.

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Anonymous Anonymous said...

Very nice photograph of the Madonna.

June 22, 2007  
Blogger isabella said...

I immediately thought of France and Italy, which are filled with those roadside altars, and then you mentioned the Portugese section ;-)

June 22, 2007  
Blogger Ming_the_Merciless said...

I see them everywhere here too, especially in the South American homes.

June 22, 2007  

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