Masked penitents from La Santa Vera Cruz brotherhood, right, walks along the way with his assistant, taking part in an Easter procession known as 'Los Picaos' in the small village of Sa

 

              Masked penitents from La Santa Vera Cruz brotherhood, right, walks along the way with his assistant, taking part in an Easter procession known as
Masked penitents from La Santa Vera Cruz brotherhood, right, walks along the way with his assistant, taking part in an Easter procession known as 'Los Picaos' in the small village of San Vicente de la Sonsierra, northern Spain on Friday, March 29, 2013. Penitents, or disciplinants, take part on the procession lashing themselves as an act of faith and penance, a tradition dating from the early 16th century.(AP Photo/Alvaro Barrientos)