March 5, 2018

Must See Historical Sites in Merida – Palacio Canton

Merida has so many must-see historical sites in the city. The rich history of this Yucatan capital city has something for everyone. I am drawn to […]
November 17, 2017
Casa de Gemelas Merida

Must-see Merida Historical Buildings – Casa Gemelas (The Twin Houses)

Las Casas Gemelas are just two of many architectural gems that line the famous Paseo de Montejo in Merida. Local Hacienda owners bought up streetside properties […]
October 30, 2013

Dia de los Muertos – A Celebration of Life and Death

From October 30th to November 2nd, Day of the Dead is a huge celebration throughout Latin countries. It is a time to remember and honor those […]
October 30, 2013
Roberta menchu

Yucatan Photo of the Day – Rigoberta Menchú – Maya Hero

Rigoberta Menchú, a Maya civil rights activist and Nobel Peace Prize recipient, was an honored guest at this year’s Festival de la Cultura Maya in Merida, […]
October 30, 2013

Yucatan Vacation Tip – Day of the Dead Parade in Merida

Each year on October 31, the dead come alive and walk the streets of Merida, Yucatan. The annual Dia de los Muertos Parade is filled with […]
March 25, 2013
Traditional Yucatecan dress for parties, dancing and ceremonies

Yucatan photo of the day – hand-made ceremonial dresses

These young girls are dressed in the Yucatan ceremonial dresses called a Terno, which is a bit more elaborate than the daily dress called “huipil“worn by […]
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