Learn Spanish in Latin America in October and November is a unique experience you will not easily forget. You will live and experience one of the most important cultural events of the Latin American culture: el Día de los Muertos. Especially in Mexico but also in Guatemala and Peru, the streets will be full of magic and images of smiling ‘skulls’. The locals will prepare lovely food and music and take it to the cemeteries.
Dia de los Muertos
Día de los Muertos or Day of the Dead is a two-day holiday that occurs November 1st and 2nd. It is celebrated across Latin America but originated in Mexico. Therefore it is most strongly associated in the Mexican culture. For many Latinos this sacred time is when the borders between the spiritual and the real world disappear, bringing together the two communities for a short period to enjoy each other’s company. For a few cherished moments, the dead and the living are close enough to touch. (more…)