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The Paseo de las Ánimas (“Walk of the souls”), a parade that goes from the General Cemetery to Parque de San Juan during Hanal Pixán in Mérida, Yucatán, Mexico on October 28, 2022. Hanal Pixán, which means “food for the souls,” is an ancient Mayan tradition carried out to remember friends and relatives who have passed away. It occurs every year, from October 31 to November 2, when the souls are permitted to return and visit their relatives. Hanal Pixán coincides with the better known Mexican tradition of Día de Muertos or Day of the Dead. It combines elements of Mayan culture and Catholicism. Photograph by Bénédicte Desrus