National Geographic : 1939 Sep
CARIOCA CARNIVAL © National Geographic Society Kodachrome by \V. Robert Moore PILGRIMS CLIMIl 365 STONE STEPS TO REACH PENHA CHURCH ON THE ROCK Thousands, observing the annual October festival here, formerly made the ascent on their knees. Now the practice is forbidden because, as worshipers increased, accidents became frequent. On the wall a health brigade member has placed a yellow flag to show the house is undergoing sanitary inspection.