Graves covered by marigold flowers, gifts and candles, in honor of the deceased, are seen during the ritual celebration of the Day of the Dead (Día de Muertos) at the cemetery of Tzintzuntzan, Michoacán, Mexico. Graves covered by marigold flowers, gifts and candles, in honor of the deceased, are seen during the ritual celebration of the Day of the Dead (Día de Muertos) at the cemetery of Tzintzuntzan, Michoacán, Mexico.
A young girl, representing a Mexican cultural icon called La Calavera Catrina, takes a part in celebrations of the Day of the Dead (Día de Muertos) holiday in Morelia, Michoacán, Mexico. A young girl, representing a Mexican cultural icon called La Calavera Catrina, takes a part in celebrations of the Day of the Dead (Día de Muertos) holiday in Morelia, Michoacán, Mexico.
Female skeleton figures, forming a part of the public altar (ofrenda), are seen on the street during the celebrations of the Day of the Dead (Día de Muertos) holiday in Morelia, Michoacán, Mexico. Female skeleton figures, forming a part of the public altar (ofrenda), are seen on the street during the celebrations of the Day of the Dead (Día de Muertos) holiday in Morelia, Michoacán, Mexico.
Mexican men sit around a grave, covered by marigold flowers, honouring their deceased relatives during the ritual celebration of the Day of the Dead (Día de Muertos) at the cemetery of Tzurumútaro, Michoacán, Mexico. Mexican men sit around a grave, covered by marigold flowers, honouring their deceased relatives during the ritual celebration of the Day of the Dead (Día de Muertos) at the cemetery of Tzurumútaro, Michoacán, Mexico.
A skull graffiti artwork, illustrating the extensive Death worship culture in Mexico, appears on the wall in Morelia, Michoacán, Mexico. A skull graffiti artwork, illustrating the extensive Death worship culture in Mexico, appears on the wall in Morelia, Michoacán, Mexico.
Graves covered by marigold flowers, gifts and candles, in honor of the deceased, are seen during the ritual celebration of the Day of the Dead (Día de Muertos) at the cemetery of Tzurumútaro, Michoacán, Mexico. Graves covered by marigold flowers, gifts and candles, in honor of the deceased, are seen during the ritual celebration of the Day of the Dead (Día de Muertos) at the cemetery of Tzurumútaro, Michoacán, Mexico.
A female skeleton image made of sand, representing a Mexican cultural icon called La Calavera Catrina, forms a part of the public altar (ofrenda) seen on the street during the celebrations of the Day of the Dead (Día de Muertos) in Morelia, Michoacán, Mexico. A female skeleton image made of sand, representing a Mexican cultural icon called La Calavera Catrina, forms a part of the public altar (ofrenda) seen on the street during the celebrations of the Day of the Dead (Día de Muertos) in Morelia, Michoacán, Mexico.
A Mexican couple stands next to a grave, covered by marigold flowers, honouring their deceased relatives during the ritual celebration of the Day of the Dead (Día de Muertos) at the cemetery of Tzintzuntzan, Michoacán, Mexico. A Mexican couple stands next to a grave, covered by marigold flowers, honouring their deceased relatives during the ritual celebration of the Day of the Dead (Día de Muertos) at the cemetery of Tzintzuntzan, Michoacán, Mexico.
A skull graffiti artwork, illustrating the extensive Death worship culture in Mexico, appears on the wall in Morelia, Michoacán, Mexico. A skull graffiti artwork, illustrating the extensive Death worship culture in Mexico, appears on the wall in Morelia, Michoacán, Mexico.
A figurative allegorical altar, with a strong anti-US political connotation, is seen on the street during the celebrations of the Day of the Dead (Día de Muertos) holiday in Morelia, Michoacán, Mexico. A figurative allegorical altar, with a strong anti-US political connotation, is seen on the street during the celebrations of the Day of the Dead (Día de Muertos) holiday in Morelia, Michoacán, Mexico.
Mexican people gather around the graves, covered by marigold flowers, honouring their deceased relatives during the ritual celebration of the Day of the Dead (Día de Muertos) at the cemetery of Tzurumútaro, Michoacán, Mexico. Mexican people gather around the graves, covered by marigold flowers, honouring their deceased relatives during the ritual celebration of the Day of the Dead (Día de Muertos) at the cemetery of Tzurumútaro, Michoacán, Mexico.

Day of the Dead in Mexico

Michoacán, Mexico – November 2014

Day of the Dead (Día de Muertos) celebrations and rituals seen at the cemeteries around the lake of Pátzcuaro in Michoacán, Mexico.

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sometimes color works better than B&W...... ;)

Kdyz to srovnam u nas na hrbitove v rodne hroude na dusicky.... tak s teto barevne kakofonie se mi az toci hlava! :)

LT

20.12.2014 – 13:27