Mixquic: The ultimate Day of The Dead experience in Mexico (VIDEO)

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In Mexico City, Mexico; the Day of the Dead is celebrated as a reunion with those departed but never forgotten

Families reunited with those departed in candle-lit cemeteries throughout Mexico

during the Day of the Dead celebrations

Graves of deceased relatives were decorated with flowers, candles, and colorful cut-up paper

Together they held vigil, talked, and ate their favorite food with them.

RELATIVE VISITING A DEAD RELATIVE, MIGUEL MENESES, SAYING:

“It’s a tribute for our deceased. Mostly it’s a tradition we’ve been following each year since our relative passed away”.

The tradition blends Catholic rituals with the pre-Hispanic belief

that the dead return once a year from the underworld

Source: Youtube

Mexico Daily Post