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All Hallow’s Eve!

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Halloween is the celebration held right before All Hallow’s Day in many countries throughout the world. Its name comes from “Hallow-e’en“, the Scottish term for “All Hollow’s Eve”. Though it started originally as part of a Christian celebration, this festivity is now primarily marked by putting on a disguise and asking for candy. Or, if you’re old enough, putting on a costume and partying. Either way, we took to the streets (and bars) of La Antigua Guatemala to check out people’s costumes. Here are some of our favourite ones:

A Poseidon seen at El Barrio in La Antigua Guatemala. Photo: Comvite

Glow in the dark face paint seen at a Danzón Pérez event in La Antigua Guatemala. Photo: Comvite

The Ace of Spades seen in El Barrio in La Antigua Guatemala. Photo: Comvite

Scary clowns in Lava Terrace. Photo: Comvite

A self-described “Thing or… maybe a swamp thing?” seen in El Barrio. Photo: Comvite

 

A Colonial Lady seen in the streets of La Antigua Guatemala. Photo: Comvite

A freak from the Freak Show at Lava Terrace in La Antigua Guatemala. Photo: Comvite

Two zombies and a dead angel in Bullseye Pub & Grill in La Antigua Guatemala. Photo: Comvite

The Mad Hatter at Tropicana Hostal Antigua. Photo: Comvite

Khal Drogo Daenerys Targaryen seen at a Danzón Pérez event in La Antigua Guatemala. Photo: Comvite

A chopped-face butcher seen at Ocelot in La Antigua Guatemala. Photo: Comvite

Cruella de Vil in Ocelot. Photo: Comvite

Harley Quinn and The Joker in El Barrio. Photo: Comvite

Carrie (and some creeper photo-bombing) in Ocelot. Photo: Comvite

Awesome make-up seen at Tropicana Hostal Antigua. Photo: Comvite

Beatrix Kiddo and Santánico Pandemonium at Tropicana Hostal Antigua. Photo: Comvite

A scary dutch demon girl(?) seen in Ocelot. Photo: Comvite

Comic book make-up seen at a Danzón Pérez event in La Antigua Guatemala. Photo: Comvite

A bunny seen in Tropicana Hostal Antigua. Photo: Comvite

A creepy doll with a baseball batt seen in Café No Sé. Photo: Comvite

 

 

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