La Reforma the main thoroughfare in Mexico City, home of hotels and the U.S. Embassy, was the location of the Dios de Los Meurtos carnival decorations. There were loads of examples of brightly-coloured creatures fashioned from paper mache and other materials.
Here are some of my favourite examples:
It was a perfect time of year to visit. The weather was perfect, maybe even a bit too warm, but a lovely stroll for enjoying the floats.