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Day of the Dead

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Day of the Dead


I am thinking about a trip to see the day of the dead celebrations but would have to leave on the afternoon of 31st october. would the trip be worthwhile or would I miss too much because of the time I have to leave?



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1. Re: Day of the Dead

I would save it for another year, at least to appreciate most of the action in the city of Oaxaca and central valleys. The three main nights for visiting cemeteries and participating in comparsas are the 31st, 1st and 2nd. It's still a magical time, until then, but to be frank, I would defer to another time so that you'll better understand the traditions, feel the excitement, etc. Come in 2015!

Alvin Starkman - Casa Machaya Oaxaca Bed & Breakfast

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