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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.

Blissed Out in Rio Lagartos, Yucatan

Beryl Gorbman The other day, Bill, Susan, Jessie and I drove to Rio Lagartos, at the northern peak of the coast of the Yucatan Peninsula. Rio Lagartos is in a biosphere, a protected area, with hundreds of bird species and … Continue reading

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Merida/Progreso Spay and Neuter Clinics 2012

Once again, Planned Pethood is bringing us the invaluable opportunity to have any dog or cat spayed for absolutely free. They are operating in three locations described below. This continued effort has made a huge dent in the number of … Continue reading

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Guest Post from Anne McEnany, International Community Foundation

This post is in reference to my post: http://gorbman.com/2011/12/05/first-symposium-of-american-retirees-and-mexican-government-representatives/ Thanks, Anne, for clarifying.  I just wanted to give a bit of context to the forum and also answer the questions above. The International Community Foundation has met with the Secretary … Continue reading

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A Day in a Yucatan Village

Beryl Gorbman An extended family lives in this compound in the center of the state of Yucatan. There are three generations here and the two elders, the grandmother and grandfather, are 88 and 90 respectively. They both still cook, pick … Continue reading

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Bumbling Around Near Maxcanu

We headed southeast on a highway going toward Maxcanu. Instead of entering Maxcanu, we turned off on a secondary road just beforehand and drove into another era. The road was one lane, just as all the State roads used to … Continue reading

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Santa Cruz Hacienda

Patty and I stumbled on this lovely updated hacienda on the southern edge of Merida. (Palomeque) It isn’t quite as gussied up (over the top) as many of the other guest haciendas and has a more honest, genuine appearance. The … Continue reading

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Sobering 2012 Video

Go to American Egypt , a site about Chichen Itza, for this and other eerie animations of 2012 and the Pyramid of Kukulcan.

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Reviews of BG’s Book- 2012: Deadly Awakening

Review 1 – www.americanegypt.com, ej Albright Review 2 – www.goodreads.com, Jane Review 3 – Moon Publications blog, Josh Berman   1. October 28th, 2010 by ejalbright, American Egypt Ripped from the pages of the Maya calendar, 2012: Deadly Awakening is a mystery … Continue reading

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Moon Publications likes the Yenta’s 2012 book

Mundo Maya Blog Joshua Berman ABOUT THIS BLOG Travelers to Mexico, Guatemala, Belize, and Honduras in 2012 can expect a yearlong celebration of Maya culture, past and present—and Moon Maya 2012 author Joshua Berman is blogging about all of it. I … Continue reading

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First Symposium of American Retirees and Mexican Government Representatives

National Forum on the North Ameican Retiree Community: Expectations and Options for Living In Mexico by Beryl Gorbman This past weekend, I was an invited delegate to a conference in Mexico City, along with 44 other American expats, who met … Continue reading

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