Mexican farmers cut cempasuchil flowers ahead of Day of the Dead

Saturday, October 23rd 2021, 11:13:11 am
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Farmers from the Atlixco region in central Mexico cut cempasuchil flowers, which are used to adorn altars and tombs on the “Day of the Dead” celebrations on 1 and 2 November. According to the tradition, trails of cempasuchil flowers serve as a guide for the spirits to reach the altar.

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