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A peak into a Day of the Dead holiday on the streets of Querétaro
Across Mexico, the Day of the Dead festival runs from October 31st until November 2nd, which is a non-workable holiday.
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An altar in the heart of a home dedicated to loved ones who have passed away. The objects placed on the altar are "ofrendas" or "offerings." 

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An altar dedicated to artist and icon Frida Kahlo. 

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Cempazuchitl flowers, as the Mexican marigold flower is known, is known as "the flower of the dead." The flowers are a key element in the Day of the Dead festivities. 

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An altar in downtown Querétaro. 

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QUERETARO, MX. Altar in downtown Querétaro. 

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QUERETARO, MX. Sugar skulls that are decorated by hand, are placed on the altar. 

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QUERETARO, MX. White candles illuminate the altar. The candles are an important element that must be put on the altar. 

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A peak into a Day of the Dead holiday on the streets of Querétaro

Across Mexico, the Day of the Dead festival runs from October 31st until November 2nd, which is a non-workable holiday.

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