Day of the Dead Tour

The Day of the Dead or Días de los Muertos is an annual event on November 2 when the graves of loved ones are tidied up and decorated with flowers, candles, and offerings of the departed’s favorite foods. When the Spanish conquistadors arrived and imposed their religion on the native people, what resulted were a number of compromises between long-held traditional observances and the new Catholic celebrations. The Day of the Dead, which is observed on All Souls Day is an example of such a compromise.

Gina leads a tour to visit to the local cemetery to view the graves and see how this holiday is observed.   The tour is free, but any donation is welcome.  e-mail Gina for information.

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