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“B’ix a bèel?” From Maya to Spanish to English: Learning a foreign language in a DIFFERENT foreign language

“B’ix a bèel?” From Maya to Spanish to English: Learning a foreign language in a DIFFERENT foreign language March 31, 2011 | Whats New | Read More
B’ix a bèel? Ma’alob’, utz tèech? B’ey xan tèen. **** Ek Balam: Dona Celestina (left) who only speaks Maya Sounds Greek to me, the old saying goes. But, to almost one million people on the Yucatán Peninsula this conversation sounds normal – it’s Yucatec...

Best Things to Do in Mérida This Week – Swan Lake and Tosca (March 28 – April 2, 2011)

Best Things to Do in Mérida This Week – Swan Lake and Tosca (March 28 – April 2, 2011) March 28, 2011 | Whats New | Read More
Merida: Monument to the Flag, the backdrop for Swan Lake Music and dance performances top my list of fun stuff to do this week when visiting Mérida. Folk, Big Band, classical, and opera music will all be heard streaming from concert halls and public spaces nightly. Monday, March 28, 9:00 pm: Fernando...

Romance on the Road: Driving the Hacienda Route near Mérida

Romance on the Road: Driving the Hacienda Route near Mérida March 24, 2011 | Whats New | Read More
Hacienda Yaxcopoil: Double Moorish arch Yucatán’s long and storied history of economic boom and bust cycles is nowhere more apparent than in the haciendas that dot the back roads near Mérida in southeastern Mexico. Built in the century following the overthrow of the Maya in the 1540s or in the...

Best Things to Do in Mérida This Week (March 21-27, 2011)

Best Things to Do in Mérida This Week (March 21-27, 2011) March 21, 2011 | Whats New | Read More
Merida: Teatro Armando Manzanero This week presents a hodgepodge of fun activities for visitors to Merida. If you’re fortunate enough to be spending a few days in the Yucatan state capital you can choose from events as varied as a parade of horse-drawn carriages carrying local artists and a good...
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