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. …which have carried on into the present, as this up-dated skull on a hoarding demonstrate. El Gato Calavera, the Cat Skull, an alternative foro for young musicians in Mexico City.Caterina, a stylish ceramic skeleton with a hat in San Angel, a suburb of Mexico City. The Folk Museum in Mexico City has these endearing skeletons who are having a very 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).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.