Monthly Archives: October 2010

Lucas de Galvez Market, Merida

Beryl Gorbman www.yucatan-yenta.com The Merida main public market is just south of what we generally refer to as “downtown.” It is roughly between 63 and 67 between 58 and 68. It is shaped irregularly and occupies several buildings, some with … Continue reading

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Women of Yucatan by George-Ann Huck

Beryl Gorbman www.yucatan-yenta.com George-Ann Huck, Ph.D, was the director of the Central College campus here in Merida for many years. She has been in Yucatan for about 35 years and in addition to her challenging job, has kept her nimble … Continue reading

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Post From Jane, private dancer

For those of you not familiar with the grand courtesan Jane, please see her previous posts and comments on this blog by typing Jane in the search box. We appreciate her point of view on victimless crimes. By Jane I … Continue reading

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Merida, the Schvitzing Capitol of the World

Beryl Gorbman www.yucatan-yenta.com The yenta does not understand why so many foreigners move to Merida. Sometimes she doesn’t understand why she herself moved to Merida. It is so awfully hot most of the time. In May, we had nearly a … Continue reading

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What else is new? 9/2010

Books Books Books I’ve been immersed in the final proof runs for my current novel. I uploaded a file yesterday for the fourth or fifth (and I hope final) proof copy, and soon I will have bound books for a … Continue reading

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Los Angeles – Quick visit

LA is bad driving. LA is too much of everything. LA lacks soul. And I found LA butt ugly. It’s mostly flat, and in the places with contour, the hills are brown scrabble. Expensive homes perch precariously on the steep … Continue reading

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