Young riders rocketing down the Yucatan's biggest hill...click the first 4 images to SEE animated gifs of the action!
Tiny feet and big smiles at the annual back-to-school charitable event where 500 students received shoes and school supplies.
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...
Here is just a sampling of those enchanting little tiles on so many corners in Merida...
Every year on Good Friday, the town of Acanceh re-enacts the Passion of the Christ...
Reader and photographer Ralph Blessing shares some of his favorite Yucatan photos...
The profusion of flowers and flowering trees in and around Merida never ceases to delight us...
A visit to the studios and galleries with the art of Joseph Kurhajec
Every November 20th, we remember the sacrifice of all who fought Mexico's revolution.
In January, 2006, the Zapatista spokesman, Subcommendante Marcos, came to the Yucatan to campaign for human rights.
Welcome to the jungle! If you come to Yucatan, be prepared to live where the wild things are.
The natural beauty of the Yucatan can be enjoyed from the cenotes in the jungle to the tourist destinations on the Mayan Riviera.
In Merida and around the Yucatan, we celebrate The Day of the Dead, which the Mayans call Hanal Pixan.
On December 12th, the faithful celebrate The Queen of the Americas, Nuestra Señora, on her special day.
Every year, Merida hosts one of the largest and friendliest carnavals in the Americas.
You can get everything you want - and more - at el mercado in Merida. Warning: some of these photos are not for the squeemish...
Many architectural details and finishes found in Yucatan haciendas are also used when restoring colonial homes.
No visit to the Yucatan is complete without exploring some of the haciendas and learning how they impacted the region's history.
Classical Mayan architecture is scattered about the Yucatan. While some is restored to its former splendor, most is not.
A review of the standards carried during gremios for La Virgen de la Asuncion.
Every now and then, the lovely tropical weather of Yucatan whips up and we have ourselves a hurricane.
The largest group of surviving native Americans bridge ancient traditions and the modern world.
Merida is not all colonial buildings. Merida has very much joined the Twenty First Century...
Formally called T'ho by the ancient Mayans, Merida is perhaps one of the longest inhabited cities in the Americas.
Congratulations to one of the New 7 Wonders of the World: The Pyramid at Chichen Itzá