Recommended Reads on Other Blogs

Beryl Gorbman

Read this article about a strange abandoned Maya city built in 1982 in back of the Merida zoo. This place is complete with a scale replica of Chichen Itza’s El Castillo. The article explains the tumultuous politics going on in Mexico and in Yucatan at the time this place was built. Today, it’s completely abandoned. This site belongs to the scholarly people of Expats Anonymous.

Neo Maya Extravaganza

Another thoughtful website in Merida is Marc Olson’s An Alaskan in Yucatan. Recently he published an intriguing article about following the steps of Stephens and Catherwood in an area called Xcooch, near Santa Elena. He compares his experience to theirs, paragraph by paragraph.

Precipitous descent

When I checked this site just now, I was shocked to see that my last site referral had somehow been lopped off. William Lawson, is a long-time resident of Merida, a business owner, and raconteur. He knows the Peninsula like the back of his hand. Recently, he has started a serialized novel that is incredibly funny. It pokes fun at foreign immigrants by writing humorously in the first person, some adventures of his heroine. It is nothing short of hilarious. The first installment, The Trouble with The Muchacha, is masterful

About BG

Beryl Gorbman is a writer and private investigator who divides her time between Seattle WA and Merida Yucatan Mexico. She has published two works of fiction, 2012: Deadly Awakening, and Madrugada. They are both available on Amazon and other outlets. Also at Amate Books, and Casa Catherwood in Merida. You can read about them in various articles on this site.
This entry was posted in Merida Expat Life and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>

Spam protection by WP Captcha-Free