Swimming Holes at Cuzamá

Sun comes out and so do we. Joy and I ventured out to visit ‘cenotes’. Off, by bus, to Cuzamá. Much of the road is one lane, a little tense when trucks or other buses come our way. Once in … […]

Uxmal Revisited

We had a good day back out at Uxmal, a ruin full of stone carvings. Many things I had missed before made it well worth the trouble plus Joy had not been there. Many structures there, seemed to be living … […]

Mayan 2012

Text by: Anabell Castañeda Article found at Yucatan Today Magazine, ‘Editorial’ Dec. 15/Jan 14 2010 – www.yucatantoday.com – a wonderful resource for information on Merida and the Yucatan of Mexico. Today’s Mayas look ahead to December 2012 as a critical … […]

Mayapan

Joy and I ventured off to Mayapan, a Mayan ruins site southeast of Merida, hoping to find artwork. We had been told this place was full of it. Thirty minute hike across town, through markets and many people, toward a … […]

Quiet Holiday

After a very quiet morning in Merida, walking the empty streets looking at the various patinas of paint on the walls, we now hear a few cars and a few more rockets. Apparently the major event of the holiday season … […]

Mayan Mysteries

After spending three days on the northwest side of the historical center, zocalo, I found the English Library and from a folder with local rentals found Yucatan Vista Inn, run by Alan, the Canadian.He is very interesting to spend time … […]

Kukulkan

The Vision Serpent, link between the spiritual and physical, named by the Mayans, ‘Kukulkan’ is my first link into true insight of Mayan culture. This batik by local Mayan artist Abraham Cuamal Alli portrays the serpent . There is a … […]

Merida, Miller and Mayan Muse

So often we grab at but do not acknowledge serendipity. I am in the midst of one such occurrence, holed up in Merida in the Yucatan and mid way into “Henry Miller on Writing”. Serendipity is in action. Quoting Henry … […]