Tag Archives: Yucatan

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

Posted in Merida Expat Life, Pictures | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

The Yucatan Chicken Coop Project

Beryl Gorbman, Yucatan Yenta Beginning this winter, several of us are hoping to start an effort in Yucatecan villages constructing chicken coops. Our goal is to build ecologically sustainable and productive chicken coops in selected Yucatan villages, one at a … Continue reading

Posted in Merida Expat Life | Tagged , , , , , | 10 Comments

New Book Published

clash of clans gems hack websiteclash of clan hack download clash of clans hack for Madrugada, by Beryl Gorbman, is a mystery set in Yucatan. It is available now as an eBook and will be available in paperback in late … Continue reading

Posted in General Blog, Getting EBooks Into Circulation Online and Paperbacks published | Tagged , , , | 3 Comments

Flamingo Lakes Yucatan Resort Kaput

Beryl Gorbman I got interested in the Flamingo Lakes development the day I went into their ornate sales office on the main floor of the Fiesta Americana and saw the hundreds of little red flags stuck into their huge site … Continue reading

Posted in Merida Expat Life | Tagged , | 15 Comments

Ain’t It Awful?

Beryl Gorbman We longer-term expats sometimes sit around in weather like this (over 100 degrees fahrenheit for weeks), wondering exactly why it is we moved here and why other northamericans continue to do so. Why come to this place that … Continue reading

Posted in Merida Expat Life | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 10 Comments

Beyond the Periferico

by Beryl Gorbman If you drive less than twenty miles beyond the periferico, the highway that encircles Merida, there is a lot to see. If you turn down roads with signs to haciendas you haven’t heard of, or just towns … Continue reading

Posted in Merida Expat Life | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

Mani Revisited

Beryl Gorbman www.yucatan-yenta.com Mani is a small town about 70 miles southeast of Merida, Yucatan. It is undistinguished except for the massive church that towers over the small buildings around it. When we first went to Mani, about 22 years … Continue reading

Posted in Merida Expat Life, Restaurant Reviews and Food | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 62 Comments

This Week in Sisal

Beryl Gorbman The Yucatan Yenta Sisal is an isolated fishing village on the northwest coast of the Yucatan Peninsula. It’s Tough to be Poor Since we’ve fallen in love with Sisal, the news in the Diario about an angry conflict … Continue reading

Posted in Merida Expat Life | Tagged , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

Doomsday Compound in Xul Yucatan

Valerie Pickles – The Pickled Onion Beryl Gorbman – www.yucatan-yenta.com It started as a sunny day, as Valerie and Beryl departed from the Pickled Onion, in Santa Elena, Valerie‚Äôs restaurant. We were off to investigate the rumors of a cultish … Continue reading

Posted in Merida Expat Life | Tagged , , , , , , | 9 Comments

Ki’ Xocolatl – Growing Cacao in Yucatan

Beryl Gorbman www.yucatan-yenta.com After an extensive drive along hilly, curving roads in the Puuc Hills of Yucatan, we arrived at Plantacion Tikul, the cacao farm owned by master chocolatier Mathieu Brees. Mathieu is a Belgian who, with his wife Stephanie … Continue reading

Posted in Merida Expat Life, Restaurant Reviews and Food | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 15 Comments