'Devilish' dancers invade Ecuador highlands town

January 6, 2016 7:30 PM

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PILLARO, Ecuador – The 'devils' invade this picturesque highlands town just before New Year's day and take over its streets for eight days, donning fearful masks to dance to the rhythms of local bands.

Plenty of liquor is imbibed and local fare consumed while street vendors take advantage of the influx of thousands of tourists to sell paintings of the Virgin Mary.

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