Festa dei Ceri – Gubbio 2011

Pictures speak thousands of words, this was this morning in Gubbio as we witnessed the annual Festa dei Ceri here in Gubbio, Umbria…


and so the procession climbs through the narrow streets of the medieval city of Gubbio on the way to the Piazza Grande for the “Alzata”

Seems like all the world has squeezed into the Piazza to witness the ‘Alzata’ or ‘Raising’ of the ‘Candles’

For the last week I have tried in all ways to upload my video of the ‘Alzata’ to no success, either the format is wrong, the file size is wrong or it will not link, which is a real shame.  I feel a technical failure, but will keep perservering…