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Day of the Dead both solemn, festive in Mexico

NOGALES, Sonora — The city’s cemetery is dotted with blues, reds, pinks and yellows — lots of yellows.

On Nov. 1 and 2, thousands of families descend from throughout the city and across the border to visit their departed loved ones. 266 more words


A celebration of Mexican food, music and wrestling at Wahaca's Day of the Dead festival

On a very chilly Saturday afternoon, music editor Lulu Jones and lifestyle writer Olivia Reed headed down to Tobacco Dock in Wapping for Wahaca’s Day of the Dead festival.  389 more words

Day of the Dead gaining a lively following

Click here to read my story collaboration published at The Dallas Morning News and Al Día Dallas Day of the Dead gaining a lively following… 70 more words


Mystical, Magical Mexico

I visited San Miguel de Allende for their Dias de los Muertos celebrations this year, not for the first (nor hopefully the last) time. San Miguel is a beautiful small city in central Mexico, a UNESCO World Heritage site known for its preserved 17th and 18th century town center and many lovely churches. 349 more words

Folks in Puerto Vallarta Take the Dead Seriously… Sort of

Come November 1st, people in Mexico prepare to entertain their dead ancestors. El Día de los Muertos, or, the Day of the Dead, has arrived. Home altars are set up; special foods are left out for the dearly departed; and people get ready to party with grandpa, even though he is no longer around. 877 more words

Wandering The World

Ancestors & Heritage Exhibition - Resonations of Dia de los Muertos

Dia de los Muertos, the Day of the Dead, is the annual holiday celebrated throughout the Americas on November 1st and is most strongly connected with the calendar of ritual events in Mexico, where the occasion originated.  263 more words