The Day of the Dead / el Día de Los Muertos

Hallow’een, Hallowed Eve, Holy Evening, October 31st.

Which is the night before All Saints Day, November 1st.

Which is the day before All Souls Day, November 2nd.

Which is the day that Mexico celebrates as el Día de Los Muertos, The Day of the Dead!

Mesoamerican history is full of skulls. Skulls carved out of rock in a museum in Puebla, MexicoLava skull on the dark red wall of the pyramid in the garden of the artist Frida Kahlo's 'Casa Azul', the cobalt blue house in Coyoacán, MexicoSkulls carved out of rock in a museum in Puebla, Mexico…which have carried on into the present, as this up-dated skull on a hoarding demonstrate. Painting of a skull on a corrugated metal hoarding in Mexico CityEl Gato Calavera, the Cat Skull, an alternative foro for young musicians in Mexico City.The Gato Calavera, the Cat Skull, an alternative party venue in Mexico CityCaterina, a stylish ceramic skeleton with a hat in San Angel, a suburb of Mexico City. A ceramic skull with a fancy hat in San angel, a suburb of Mexico CityThe Folk Museum in Mexico City has these endearing skeletons who are having a very good time! (photo by Sandanista).The Folk Museum in Mexico City has these endearing skeletons have a good time! (Photo by Sandanista)A band of skeletons playing instruments along with a few creatures, aided and abetted by the devil (photo by Sandanista).The Folk Museum in Mexico City has these endearing skeletons have a good time! (Photo by Sandanista)All these photos are from when we were in Mexico this April. This balcony in the City still bears evidence of the Day of Dead celebration.Even though we were there in April, this balcony in the City still bears evidence of the Day of Dead celebration

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