Topics

  • Merida Traditions

    Mérida is home to certain iconic traditions which are synonymous with the name of our city. If you are in the Centro Histórico, you cannot miss the trova musicians available for hire at the Plaza Grande, the shoe-shine men at the same plaza and other parks in Centro, and the horse-drawn carriages...
  • Pedro Infante's House in Mérida

    Situated at No. 587 Avenida Itáez x 73, and built during the late 40's, is located the house which...
  • Chan Ká Vergel Organic Farm and Learning Center

    Bernardo is a forester and gardener who came to Oxkutzcab, Yucatán in 1980 to learn natural farming...
  • Day of the Guayabera

    Its origin is not very clear, but its image is impeccable: this shirt with pleats and buttons has...
  • Celebrations of January 6

    Happy birthday Mérida! On January 6 our city gets to celebrate its birthday, right in the...
  • The Virgin of Guadalupe

    The Patron Saint of Mexico is the Virgin of Guadalupe. It is an incredibly important part of the...
  • Season of Los Gremios

    September and October mark a special time of the year when colorful religious processions called...
  • Christmas in the Yucatan

    The chillier nights of December mean Christmas is on the way. While we cannot offer you snow-...
  • Yucatecan Spanish

    The Spanish conquerors found strong resistance in the land of the Maya, a resistance that can be...
  • Who's on the money?

    Ever wondered who you're looking at when you count your Mexican bills? Mexican currency celebrates...
  • Day of the Dead

    On October 31, and November 1 and 2, the Mexican people celebrate their loved ones who have passed...
  • Passage of the Souls

    On Friday, October 31 Mérida will present the 2014 edition of “Paseo de las Ánimas”, or Passage of...
  • Fiestas Patrias

    Independence Day Festivities
 Celebrating Patriotism If you are lucky enough to be in México on...
  • Yucatan Festivals This Month

    Mexico is known for its fiestas, and Yucatán is no exception. Religious, cultural, commemorative,...
  • Semana Santa - Easter Week

    The attached image of Christ’s crucifixion is from one of the frescoes at the Convento de San...
  • What does THAT mean!? The Spanish we speak in the Yucatan

    Welcome to the Yucatán! We speak our own version of Spanish here – a Spanish that may sound a lot...
  • Face to Face: Genny Chans

    Genny Chans is ¾ Korean, ¼ Yucatecan. Her two grandfathers came to Yucatán in 1905 as young boys;...
  • Guayaberas G. Candila

    The accompanying photo is of an elegant Yucatecan gentleman wearing a guayabera, a unique garment,...
  • The Mayas: Gateways to the Underworld

    For the ancient Mayas, death was not the definitive end of existence, rather the soul of the...
  • El Baile de las Cintas (The Ribbon Dance)

    El Baile de las Cintas (The Ribbon Dance) is portrayed in almost every website, guidebook, or...
  • Mayan Legends: The Scarecrow

    He takes care of the crops. His size corresponds to the height of the cornfield and he is...
  • Hanal Pixan Altars

    The Day of the Dead provides a special motive for the Mayan women to display a vast variety of...
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