South Queensferry, Scotland

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Burryman Andrew Taylor parades through the town accompanied by Andrew Findlater (left) and Duncan Thompson (right). The parade takes place on the second Friday of August each year. Although the exact meaning of this tradition has been lost, it is thought to have begun in the 17th century and bring good luck to the town’s residents if they give him whisky offered through a straw or a donation of money.

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