Podlasie, Poland. 10th September 2013 -- Many pilgrims, including the elderly, fall to their knees and shuffle around the church in an act of penitence. After completing their 3 times around, they wash their faces, hands, legs in the Holy stream in a symbolic act of spiritual renewal. -- Pilgrimage is a wide-ranging topic touching on many aspects of human existence, signifying not only a physical journey but also an inner spiritual journey and indeed life itself. Pilgrims in Poland carrying this tradition since the 16th century.
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