Offbeat Pictures of The Week - July 16

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A man with a sailor cup swims waiting the Virgen del Carmen statue to... News PhotoAdult,Atlantic Islands,Bestpix,Canary Islands,Horizontal,Human Interest,Men,Nautical Vessel,Offbeat,Puerto De La Cruz - Tenerife,Religion,Sailor,Spain,Spirituality,Statue,Swimming,Tenerife,WaitingPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2014 Getty ImagesPUERTO DE LA CRUZ, SPAIN - JULY 15: A man with a sailor cup swims waiting the Virgen del Carmen statue to be loaded by boat on July 15, 2014 at Puerto de la Cruz dock on the Canary island of Tenerife, Spain. Since 1921, the statue of the Virgen del Carmen, patron saint of fishermen, has been carried with great fanfare annually as part of July Festivities to the Puerto de la Cruz dock where, at the end of its procession, it is hoisted aboard a decorated boat. Weather permitting, the boat carrying the statue, accompanied by a flotilla of other boats, makes a short journey along the island coast before returning to the harbour. In recent years, attendance at the event has numbered more than 35,000 people. (Photo by Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno/Getty Images)