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Monthly Archives: August 2014

Night fall on the Plaza Grande in Merida, Yucatan and the square comes alive. The square always has some kind of entertainment going on. Everything from dancing in the street, Vaqueria (a traditional dance performance), big band music, Pok-a-tok (ancient maya game), serenades, street performers, etc…. But first — treats! Show starts at 9 pm […]

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I’ve always wanted to be one of those adventurous people who traveled to a food market with exotic produce wild game and things you have no idea what they are or can pronounce. Of course there are many of these types of places in Mexico. I had no intention of actually BUYING anything at this […]

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Parque Del Centenario where the Merida Zoo lives. I just loved the entrance. Bright and colorful, I loved the old day nostalgia of the iron gates and architectural accents. A very charming and smallish zoo with just enough animals, a sweet park, refreshments, and a train, and some simple rides. Pretty awesome that it opens at […]

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Driving to our “touristy” venues on the list I couldn’t help but be entranced. If you know me- you know my love for all things vintage, retro, rusty, weathered, crazy, real. Everywhere you look…literally every block pretty much has  buildings with unique architecture, colors, ironworks, doors and so much eye candy I could barely breathe. What others would […]

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So after almost a week of roughing it we were entirely too ready for civilization, automobiles, air conditioning, concierge services, and fresh towels and sheets! As much as we did love getting to see a side of Mexico that most people don’t, we didn’t want to leave without seeing the major landmarks. The Hyatt in […]

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