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Walking tours of Mérida homes and gardens begin anew

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The MEL House and Garden Tour was forced to cease last year, but they begin again Tuesday, Nov. 23 and continue weekly until spring.

Wear comfy shoes. The tour remains within a 10 or 15-minute walk of the Merida English Library and includes private homes of various styles, sizes, and ages.

This is a fantastic opportunity to get acquainted with various Centro home styles and get decorating and renovation ideas.

The cost is 300 pesos for library members and their guests and $400 for non-members. Pay at the door.

  • 9:10 a.m. – Registration begins at the front desk.
  • 9:30 a.m. – Volunteers present an informative orientation to give a unique perspective about the region and its character.
  • 10 a.m. – The walking tour departs from the library and lasts two to three hours.
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