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  • Save the Melipona bee!

    Colmena-Beehive Problem in La Ermita , Merida, Centro I have 2 beautiful Melipona bee hives in my house within a "ruin" wall, they are very high up and very safe there, they are not bothered.... Th…

    Bananto Tue, May 22nd, 2018
  • The Cost of Living in Merida Yucatan

    First off, amazing article. It saved me a lot of research time. My wife and I loved it. I'm medically retired through the military and was wondering if you've bumped into any other vets in Merida. I'…

    Carlos Trejo Fri, May 18th, 2018
  • Mayan Language for Beginners

    Pehk’ K’een Sheeda Shoona, ch’upla Suhk…

    Maria Tue, May 15th, 2018
  • Caring For Aging Loved Ones in Yucatan

    Thank you Mario for sharing such a personal story.…

    John Rinehart Mon, May 7th, 2018
  • Commercial Octopus Farming in Sisal

    Dear Sir, We are one of the leading companies selling octopus balls in Japan and looking for more octopus to buy. We are very interested in your work, octopus farming. Would you please tell us how it…

    Naomi Pryor Wed, May 2nd, 2018
  • 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
  • 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


Photo Essays

  • Art from the Children of the Yucatan

    Art from the Children of the Yucatan

    What's not to love? Updated regularly, so check back for more smiles soon...

  • 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...

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