National Geographic : 1955 Apr
(9 National Geographic Society 491 Kodachrome by Jean and Franc Shor, National Geographic Staff A Year of Planning Yields an Hour of Glory: Las Palmas, Grand Canary Corpus Christi is the year's big event for residents of Grand Canary. They gather blossoms for a week before the observance. On the holy day they weave petals into intricate designs, and for a few brief hours the streets blaze with color. Then processionists from the Cathedral of Santa Ana tread the carpet, leaving a crumpled path.