All kinds and shapes of special candles are sold in the market to be used in the home altars and at the cemetery.
An assortment of sugar candies can be found in all shapes and forms.
More sugar candies.
This altar was in the window at Caracol, a great store on Calle Pila Seca in San Miguel de Allende. A typical altar has offerings of fruit, candies in shapes of animals & skulls, hot chocolate, cider, flowers, candles, cut out shapes of a skull (calavera) and specialty breads made with eggs in human or animal forms.
And the biggest '"Ghoul" around was my friend Kathy.