March 17, 2018

If You Are Lucky You Will See The Snake On The Equinox

This is a special guest post from George Fery* Twice a year, at each equinox, the sun plays with the angles of the northeast stairway of […]
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 […]
March 27, 2017

Extraordinary Church in Uayma Just Outside of Valladolid

There is a little village outside the colonial city of Valladolid worth a quick visit. On a recent lunch date in Valldolid we did just this […]
March 30, 2016
Riviera Maya Haciendas

Legendary Lodgings in the Yucatan Peninsula – Haciendas

Moving through the Yucatan Peninsula seeing, feeling and tasting the history of the area is a precious vacation. Traveling into the depths of history, embracing the […]
January 9, 2014
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Yucatan Photo of the Day – Convent in Valladolid

The vibrant colors and colonial architecture Mexico is known for are found everywhere in Valladolid. This photo was taken inside the halls of the Convent of San […]
November 25, 2013
Merida, Mexico

Yucatan Photo of the Day – Classic Merida, Mexico

Colonial buildings and VW bugs are icons of colonial Mexico. Merida is a city filled with classic architecture, Mayan culture and European touches.  Book your Yucatan […]
November 13, 2013
Merida Centro in Yucatan

The Yucatan’s Restored Historic Homes – Something Old Into Something NEW

Colonial cities in the Yucatan are undergoing a renaissance of sorts.  Historic homes are being bought and restored to their former, or new,  glory by foreigners making […]
October 7, 2013
yucatecan-architecture in Merida and Valladolid

Yucatan Photo of the Day – Colonial architecture built into the culture

Seen throughout the Yucatan, colonial architecture brought by the Spanish in the 16th Century is built into the Yucatecan culture. Columns, archways, paneled doors and clean-lined […]
July 23, 2013
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Yucatan Photo of the Day – Dining in Valladolid

Any Riviera Maya vacation should include a day trip to Valladolid, a charming Spanish colonial city located an hour inland from the coast. The perfect lunch […]
April 26, 2013
Mayan ladies at the Market in the Yucatan riviera maya mexico sustainable tourism

Yucatan photo of the day – Mayan woman at work!

Love this photo of local Mayan women working and laughing together in a local market. One woman is carrying a clay pot, the other women are […]
June 4, 2012

Destination Guanajuato: The Jewel of Central Mexico

Nestled in the mountains of the Sierra de Guanajuato is the picturesque city of Guanajuato. Put this colonial gem of Mexico on your bucket list.
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