El señor de los Milagros - Lord of the Miracles
Every year, in October, hundreds of thousands of faithful from all races and economic backgrounds celebrate the Lord of Miracles in a religious procession through the streets of Lima.
Its' origins lie in colonial times, when a slave drew the image of a black Christ on the walls of a wretched hut at the Pachacamilla plantation, near Lima. The image survived intact on the wall despite an earthquake in 1746 which leveled all surrounding buildings. As a result of this event, worship of the image rose to new heights, until it became the most widely venerated image in the city of Lima.