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  • Job Wanted: Professional Aerospace / Automotive Quality Engineer

    Searching for position in aerospace engineering as a design checker. 31 years experience in aerospace. Prefer contract engineering position with U.S. company located in Merida, Mexico.…

    Mr. John Hall Thu, April 19th, 2018
  • Updated: Hospitals in Yucatan

    Looking for good insurance for my Mexican wife she is a national but I want good insurance for her she doesnt work and I don't think she qualified for gov insurance…

    Mike Mon, April 16th, 2018
  • Gardening in Yucatan: Planning & Planting

    I will be moving to Chelem this summer and will be setting up my home garden to provide my fresh vegetables and flowers I will look forward to your periodic new letters and information sharing. tha…

    jan simpson Thu, April 12th, 2018
  • Volunteering Opportunities in Yucatan

    Hello, I am an RN in Canada. My husband and I are relocating to Merida - planning to make the move in the Fall of this year - 2018. I have a bit of 'tourist' spanish. I would like to look at volunteer…

    Carolyn Morgan Mon, April 9th, 2018
  • Snakes of the Yucatan Although somewhat dated, ie. range maps, I h…

    Bev Scott Thu, April 5th, 2018
  • Ancient Symbols in the New World, Part III

    Round the 1600 century my family moved to Belgium and then to Holland. They came from a castle in a small village in Basque land named Massis and were pirates. A weapon , a stick with chain and a bo…

    Marjolein Muller Massis Fri, March 16th, 2018
  • Grocery Shopping in Merida (copy)

    Just found this site and it is "me". It is written with depth of information I need and with "humor galore" that I love. GREAT! From U.S. but lived in Argentina for 6 years producing and selling qu…

    Tomas y Judi Conel Mon, February 5th, 2018


Photo Essays

  • Young riders rocketing down the Yucatan's biggest hill...

    Tekax Hilljam 2017

    Young riders rocketing down the Yucatan's biggest the first 4 images to SEE animated gifs of the action!

  • Friends of Cozumel

    Friends of Cozumel

    Tiny feet and big smiles at the annual back-to-school charitable event where 500 students received shoes and school supplies.

  • CAPP Students and Sponsors Meet & Greet Jan 2017

    CAPP Students and Sponsors

    Sponsors spent an afternoon with 17 students who attended, including 2 college graduates. All these young Yucatecans were supported through primeria and high school, and have now gone on to college...

  • Corner Plaques

    Corner Plaques

    Here is just a sampling of those enchanting little tiles on so many corners in Merida...

  • Good Friday in Acanceh

    Good Friday in Acanceh

    Every year on Good Friday, the town of Acanceh re-enacts the Passion of the Christ...

  • Yucatan Photos by Ralph Blessing

    Yucatan Photos by Ralph Blessing

    Reader and photographer Ralph Blessing shares some of his favorite Yucatan photos...

  • Flowers and Trees of Yucatan

    Flowers and Trees of Yucatan

    The profusion of flowers and flowering trees in and around Merida never ceases to delight us...

  • The Art of Joseph Kurhajec

    The Art of Joseph Kurhajec

    A visit to the studios and galleries with the art of Joseph Kurhajec

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