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29 Oct 2021
10:00 am

WATCH: Mexican farmers cut cempasuchil flowers ahead of Day of the Dead


According to the tradition, trails of cempasuchil flowers serve as a guide for the spirits to reach the altar.

A farmer carries Cempasuchil flowers used in the ‘Day of the Dead’ season to decorate altars and tombs in Atlixco, Mexico, on 22 October 2021. Picture: Jose Castanares/AFP

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.

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