día de todos los santos ~ all-saints day

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    Cemetaries throughout Guatemala were crowded with people on November 1, All-Saints Day, in preparation for the Day of the Dead (Día de los Muertos) on November 2, when the souls of the dead come visiting. To welcome their dead relatives and ancestors, families spent the day at their graves, many of which were painted or adorned with flowers. In Sumpango, Sacatepequez, there was a festive atmosphere, with children flying kites from the roofs of tombs, and ice-cream and sweet sellers circulating.

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