Day of the Dead Photo Workshop Day 5: Xoxocotlan Graveyard

Mitla was a nice town with an interesting market however the peak of the day was the visit to the Graveyard at night. I pretty much focused on the old graveyard and it was intense. The people around their relatives graves, the candle lights, the prayers and the atmosphere in general amongst other things made out of this night a really special one. I cannot imagine a better way to experience one of Mexico’s strongest traditions than to witness and live through the solemnity of thee moments side to side with the families of the deceased. Here are some of the pictures that I was able to capture and that try to communicate what went on in the graveyard…

Xoxocotlan Graveyard

Xoxocotlan Graveyard

Xoxocotlan Graveyard

Xoxocotlan Graveyard

Xoxocotlan Graveyard

Xoxocotlan Graveyard

Xoxocotlan Graveyard

Xoxocotlan Graveyard

Xoxocotlan Graveyard

Xoxocotlan Graveyard

Xoxocotlan Graveyard

Xoxocotlan Graveyard

Xoxocotlan Graveyard

Xoxocotlan Graveyard

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Xoxocotlan Graveyard

Xoxocotlan Graveyard

Xoxocotlan Graveyard

Xoxocotlan Graveyard

Xoxocotlan Graveyard

Xoxocotlan Graveyard

Xoxocotlan Graveyard

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