Thursday, November 04, 2010

Last of the Dead

These pix conclude the sequence of our 2010 Day of the Dead posts. We took many more pix than we can justify posting here, but the ones we have posted are pretty indicative.

Day of the Dead, continued

Wednesday, November 03, 2010

More Day of the Dead

While the commericalisation of halloween proceeds here, as it does in other places like Australia, it nonetheless faces some serious tradition competition, TG.

Day of the Dead in Coyoacan

The next few posts will comprise photos we took on Sunday in the old plaza in the heart of Coyoacan. It was a lovely warm sunny day and the plaza and immediate surrounds were packed. The colour and vitality of the scene belied the grim realities in so many other parts of this magical land.