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Quick trip – Ixil, Telchac Puerto, Telchac Pueblo, San Diego

Beryl Gorbman We set out looking for the town of San Diego. There’s a marker for it on the highway, but no road to turn off on. We went another mile and turned into a road labeled Hacienda Buspol. The … Continue reading

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Louise Vogel couture handbags at AANY sale

Beryl Gorbman The Yucatan Yenta November 27 and 28 2010 we will be treated to the third pre-Christmas sale by the AANY organization, the group that goes to villages and corners of Merida to locate and showcase local artists whose … Continue reading

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Henequen in Yucatan

by Beryl Gorbman www.yucatanyenta.com Henequen represents slavery, rope, the conquest, heavy labor, and haciendas. It is, of course, the plant and fiber produced on most of the the huge haciendas of Yucatan. Henequen, a type of agave, is uniquely suited … Continue reading

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Trains and The Merida Railway Museum

Beryl Gorbman The Museo de las Ferrocarilles en Yucatan is located in Merida,on Calle 43 between 48 and 46, Colonia Industrial. No phone, not much of an office, no indoor exhibits except for inside the railway cars. Go on a … Continue reading

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