What Is the Day of the Dead?

by I Travel and I Cook

What Is the Day of the Dead?

When is Day of the Dead celebrated in Mexico and what should you know about this misunderstood religious holiday.

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This travel post is written 133 days ago by I Travel and I Cook.

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