Día de Muertos in Puerto Escondido Graveyard
Entrance to Puerto Escondido's main cemetery.
This cross serves as the place to honor loved ones who have passed on in different cities or in unknown locations. Most cemeteries in
Mexico have such a cross.
Grave decorated by Gina and friends. Every year,
Gina, of the tourist office, gives a tour to visitors of Puerto Escondido of the cemetery on
Día de los Muertos. She explains the customs and the meaning of the decorations on the altars. Usually tamales, Day of the Dead bread and a
shot glass or two of mezcal are also provided.
Day of the Dead accessories can be found at the market.