Over the weekend Roma Gypsies from across Europe flocked to the small fishing village of Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer in the Camargue region of Provence to worship their patron Saint, Sara with horse parades, dancing and music. Photos ©age fotostock/Robert Harding

Horse procession during the annual gipsy pilgrimage at Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer

Procession during annual gipsy pilgrimage at Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer, Camargue, France

Statues being carried in the procession, Saintes-Marie-de-la-Mer

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Procession seen from above at Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer

Procession during annual gipsy pilgrimage at Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer, Camargue, France

Pilgrims pray in the church, Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer

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Music during the gypsy procession

Procession during annual gipsy pilgrimage at Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer, Camargue, France

Pilgrims singing during the descent of relics, Les Saintes Maries de la Mer

Pilgrims singing during the descent of Mª Jacobe and Mª Salome relics Church Annual gipsy pilgrimage at Les Saintes Maries de la Mer may,Camargue, Bouches du Rhone, France

Dancing at the annual pilgrimage

Annual gipsy pilgrimage at Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer, Camargue, France

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