Monthly Archives: May 2010

Cafe Cairo, Merida

Cafe Cairo is a good place for film aficionados. They rent movies that you won’t see elsewhere, many of them in English. They serve baguette sandwiches which are better than most and a variety of coffees, teas and fruit smoothies. … Continue reading

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Expats Creating New Social Circles and Claiming Turf

Beryl Gorbman These are the Yucatan Yenta’s observations on interactions among some of the north American expats in Merida. These musings represent the yenta’s personal theories and probably have no foundation in reality. From the time we first went to … Continue reading

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Wild mammals of Merida and environs

by Beryl Gorbman, www.yucatanyenta.com   Just beyond our civilized islands of household bliss, lurks a world of wild animals. Of course there are the insects – the millions of mosquitoes, cockroaches, wasps, bees, flies, and those amazing ants. And the … Continue reading

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