Dia de los muertos
La Catrina
Catrinas, elegant figurines made in ceramic, clay, and other materials are an extraordinary hallmark of Mexican popular culture, one that reflects Day of the Dead traditions in particular and which also tells a history dating back over a century. The character on which La Calavera Catrina —“The elegant lady”— is based was conceived by Mexican engraver José...
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Long before we started decorating with skeletons and ghosts for Halloween, some 2,500 years ago, the indigenous people of Mesoamerica celebrated their dead with a month- long festival. But this holiday is warm rather than spooky. In honor of the Lady of the Dead Goddess Mictecacihuatl, they held feasts for the dead. And after the...
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At Dulce Vida Travel we love the Mexican experience, especially the warmth and generosity of the Mexican culture. We are based in San Jose California.

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