Paid PostPosted on Oct 17, 201715 Día De Los Muertos Images That Show Death Is Anything But DarkCelebrate history, tradition, and beauty with a tequila honoring just that. Presented by Tequila Don Julio.by Don Julio TequilaBrand PublisherFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink 1. Gorgeous altars are built, like this one, dedicated to Our Lady of Guadalupe at the Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe in Mexico City. Getty Images 2. Magnificently decorated sugar skulls are crafted, full of color and detail. Jorge Nava / (CC BY 2.0) / Via flic.kr 3. And let's not forget the tiny coffins. Getty Images 4. Las Catrinas are seen everywhere, with attires that are as elaborate as they are fabulous...because death can be glamorous, too. Getty Images Handcrafted paper flowers add to the cheerfulness of the tradition. 5. Even the streets dress up in papel picado with marvelously spooky and eccentric designs, usually featuring playful calaveras. Getty Images 6. Our bellies rejoice, getting a chance to try a little pan de muerto. Getty Images People wait all year long to get a taste of this delicious holiday treat. 7. Cempazúchitl and terciopelo flowers become a bright emblem of the lives of those who are no longer with us. Getty Images 8. Their scent is believed to help guide the spirits to the altars... katiebordner / (CC BY 2.0) / Via flic.kr 🌼 🌼 🌼 🌼 9. ...while meticulously decorated tombs welcome them. Betemarques / Getty Images 10. The ground transforms into an explosion of gorgeous flowers and garlands and is paved with glistening candlelight... Mint Images / Getty Images The candles in graveyards are supposed to light the way for the spirits to find their way to the altars their descendants have built in their honor. 11. ...also helping the spirits find their way in obscurity and into our world. Getty Images 12. In Oaxaca, Mexico, the ground and the walls become bright orange, adorning the ofrendas of this incredibly mystical city. Cidades para Pessoas / (CC BY 2.0) / Via flic.kr As lively celebrations take place all around. 13. And every corner blooms with detailed beauty. Cordelia Persen / (CC BY 2.0) / Via flic.kr 14. The skeletons made from beans, marigolds, and various materials never fail grab your attention with their vibrancy and sophistication. Getty Images Like this one in San Miguel de Allende. 15. Día de los Muertos is simply enchanting, with a mosaic of tones and shades that honor and celebrate the lives of our loved ones in full color. Getty Images This Día de los Muertos, honor your loved ones with Tequila Don Julio.