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Mérida
Thursday, January 20, 2022
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Combined with its unbeatable location and beautiful surroundings, it is no surprise that Santa Lucía has become one of Mérida’s most iconic parks.
In a Centro Mérida home, right in the heart of Colonia Santiago, Gabriel Mendoza starts mixing the second color for his latest botanic mural.
Laura and Alan's home a couple of blocks from Espita's main square has become Casona Los Cedros, a restaurant, bar and boutique hotel remodeled by Laura herself.
Before the pandemic turned us all into handicrafts experts, this artist had his first experience with the world of textiles.
Walking around Calle 37, a couple of blocks east of the Paseo de Montejo in Mérida, keep an eye out for the modern block facade of Casa Chaká.
Walking around Centro we find many parks and public spaces to explore. The first of this series is El Parque de Santa Ana.
At roughly 165 kilometers from Mérida, Espita is slowly becoming a popular tourist destination for people looking to experience the wonders of colonial Yucatán.
For a year and a half, Arkilätt has been designing, remodeling, and building in Mérida, Yucatán. Their emphasis is in restoration, and lighting design.
The Yucatán Peninsula is known around the world for the quality of its honey, produced by the 17 bee species that live in the Peninsula. Among them is the Melipona Beecheii bee, dubbed "the sacred Mayan bee."
Most backyards in Mérida are open spaces, meaning furniture is exposed to the elements, such as the sun and the rain. These are some of the most important conditions to consider when choosing a new lounge set.
La Peninsular mosaic factory has been in business since the seventies. For over 50 years now, they've offered artisanal mosaics crafted in their centro workshop. Today, they have over 100 designs from which to choose from, and their designs have travelled all around the globe.
"La Casa en el Árbol"– House in a tree, sits at the heart of Yaxkukul, a municipality in the interior of Yucatán. It is a retreat house for the owner, whose family lived for many years on those very grounds. The project draws inspiration from a “solar”, a traditional country Mayan house.
Ser Eterno has developed the skill of visualizing spaces and pieces of furniture together, long before restoration has even begun.
Décima is a Yucatecan brand creating artworks from thread. Through an algorithm, they translate digitized portraits into a series of lines which then serve as a basic template.
Cobalto es Azul is a Social Media project headed by Pedro Castro, a young architect focused on documenting Mérida's unique architecture.
In the world of flower arrangements, there are those who see flowers as more than mere decoration. Ileana Jacobo believes that flowers evoque a universal language of love.
An artist’s Centro retreat embraces neutral colors and clear refreshing water.
In Yucatán, bugs are abundant, varied, and a tad frightening. Yet they are not all dangerous and are sometimes even desirable house guests.
anctions are in force against anyone who arbitrarily cuts or prunes trees on public roads. Fines can exceed 600,000 pesos, with jail time from six months to two years.
In 1889, Xcumpich was one of 79 haciendas near Mérida's outskirts. Today it is properly within the urban limits. The old henequen hacienda, adjacent to the old Cordemex facilities, is now a private mansion.
One block off the Gulf, but still close enough to catch the breezes — and the sand — Casa Mareto was built in 1950 and was owned by the same family until now.