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Haitian Voodou - Saut D'eau

A couple celebrates at the Saut D'eau Voodoo festival in central Haiti on July 14, 2008. The appearance of a rainbow beneath the falls is said indicate that Danbala - the great lord of the waterfall - and Ayida Wedo - the rainbow - are making love. Fertility is a significant theme in the Saut D'eau ritual, attracting many couples who wish to become pregnant to the site.

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David Zentz Photography 2009
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A couple celebrates at the Saut D'eau Voodoo festival in central Haiti on July 14, 2008. The appearance of a rainbow beneath the falls is said indicate that Danbala  - the great lord of the waterfall - and Ayida Wedo - the rainbow - are making love. Fertility is a significant theme in the Saut D'eau ritual, attracting many couples who wish to become pregnant to the site.