Bread Babies and Purple Drink: Ecuador’s Spin on the Day of the Dead

Published on October 30, 2018
Hundreds of white crosses crowd together at Calderón cemetery, just outside of Quito, Ecuador. Some are garlanded with rings of purple paper flowers and shiny aluminum leaves. Graves are adorned with elegant bouquets of roses and alstroemeria – known as lily of the Incas. A solemn spirit fills the crisp air, as wizened women in […]

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