[Montevideo, Uruguay; February 2. Image via Getty]

A woman makes offerings to Yemanja, the Goddess of the Sea of the Afro-American religion Umbanda, 02 February 2010 at a beach in Montevideo. Thousands of worshippers crowded the beaches of the Uruguayan capital to make their offerings to the deity in her day. AFP PHOTO/PABLO PORCIUNCULA (Photo credit should read PABLO PORCIUNCULA/AFP/Getty Images)