Merida: The city of mansions, markets & colonial architecture

Merida was founded in 1542 but went through a big building phase in the early 19th century as it started to get rich from the henequΓ©nΒ (rope made from agave) industry and trading with the rest of the Americas.   Serenata at Santa Lucia Park Every Thursday, since 1965, Santa Lucia square has hosted a show [...]

Visiting Mayan Temples: Uxmal vs. Chichen Itza

Although not the only Mayan temple complexes on the Yucatan Peninsula, these two are certainly the most famous. Oh and they are both UNESCO SITES! (Uxmal & Chichen Itza) πŸ™‚ We were lucky enough on our last trip to visit both complexes, which I recommend if you have the time; if not, here is a [...]