In the last 19 months that we’ve been traveling back and forth to Mérida, we’ve noticed what differentiates fall, winter and spring. We’ve enjoyed picture-perfect weather (perfect to us, unbearably cold to meridanos), and have endured some difficult heat waves with high humidity. But up to now, we haven’t experienced the infamous rainy season.
Now, we’re booked to fly in during just that period.
We’ve been corresponding with our new next-door neighbor. Last week she wrote that “the rains are coming s l o w l y . . . an afternoon here and there.” In four weeks, I assume it will be a lot wetter, and buggier. We’re packing DEET.
The other thing we’re trying is renting a house, rather than unpacking at a hotel or guesthouse. The house is right next to our [Read more…]