Travel Photography— Mexico City
Every November 1st, thousands of devotees gather at Tepito to honor Santa Muerte. For her followers, she’s like a guardian who keeps them safe, helps them when they’re sick, and shows them the way in life.
Over the bustling streets of Tepito in Mexico City, the atmosphere becomes vibrant and lively. The worshippers come together along with the effigies in various sizes in their arms.
Their offerings of candles, candies, flowers and incense create a surreal ambiance that draws tourists into this unique and spiritual event.