A grandmother works picking flowers with her family under the smoking volcano Popocatepetl in nearby Atlixco, flower capital of Mexico. Workers harvest bouquets of zempazuchitl flowers for Day of the Dead celebrations. Fields full of yellow flowers are cultivated to decorate altars and graves for the Mexican fiesta.
- MELISSA FARLOW
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- 7200x4800 / 24.6MB
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- Contained in galleries
- Long Road South BOOK_National Geographic 1/1999