Monthly Archives: January 2010

Crime – Con Man on the Loose

In Case You Missed This – Lachlan Ansett, or whatever his name is, was in Merida about eight months ago running his scam. He is particularly dangerous as he claims to be a doctor and research geneticist, and has apparently … Continue reading

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A Cancun Experience

Beryl Gorbman Why would anyone go to Cancun to have fun when you can be in Merida? If you want water, go to Progreso. If you want to shop, go to Miami. If you want to walk the streets safely, … Continue reading

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Crime In Merida: A Mean Con

Stories from the Calle A man we’ll call Oswaldo was sitting in a restaurant with his friends early one afternoon when his cell phone rang. He took the call and a gruff voice told him that they were holding his … Continue reading

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A personal shift – to living day-to-day in Merida

YUCATAN YENTA CROSSES THE LINE Beryl Gorbman I realized this week for the first time that I am more comfortable here than in the USA. This has taken years to change. A few days ago, I went to Gran Plaza, … Continue reading

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Animals

Dog of my dreams More to come…

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Unprepared Food

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Prepared Food

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Places

Merida Mansion Temozon wall Teabo Yucatan churchyard The following series of pictures are of Detroit’s Heidelberg Project. For more information on this artist’s effort to make a palette out of a crumbling neighborhood, look here. The artist who created this … Continue reading

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People

Young farmer at Puyallup Fair, WA Shawn and Leann cutting wedding cake Blind keyboard player, Merida Darling   Flea market vendor, Tokyo Brisa doing Kenny’s hair Poxila, Yuc.   Nicholas Pech Canul Fidel Garcia Minako Yamamoto and her parents, Tokyo … Continue reading

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Update on Deadly Awakening 1/17/10

I’ve sold a few copies. Some to people I don’t even know! I’m still not widely marketing this because I have to fix some format issues. I’ve been busy with my blog, www.gorbman.com, which is gathering a readership and I’m … Continue reading

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