Monthly Archives: January 2010

Restaurant Review: Hotel and Restaurant Indigo, Hacienda Misne

We had spur-of-the-moment breakfast there today on our way back from somewhere else. It was a good stop. This hacienda is within the Merida city limits, slightly east of town. It’s owned, according to an employee, by the Millet family … Continue reading

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Yucatan Yentas Dine in Splendor

The yentas are often hungry. It’s their nature. And when they’re hungry, they eat. What to do, what to do, a couple of days ago when we were in a remote part of town, far from our customary Italliani’s salad … Continue reading

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Pet Sterilization Clinics in Yucatan

As we all know, there are hundreds if not thousands of dogs and cats wandering the towns and cities of the Yucatan. Groups have been formed to help them and some of the towns poison them. Sometimes they are shot … Continue reading

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Organic Vegetables* Direct from the Farm

“Don George” (Jorge Armando Solis Hoyos) is a 78-year-old Maya who was born and raised in Merida. His parents were from Peto. Don George says that he quit school early and worked in his parents’ milpa in Merida. Times were … Continue reading

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Xmas – New Year and beyond in Merida

I haven’t blogged for a while because I’m exhausted. There are an awful lot of social and public events at this time of year. Parties, parades, light displays, concerts… On Three Kings Day (Jan. 6), everyone eats a ring cake … Continue reading

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