We’re building a home in Mérida on the eastern edge of Santa Ana. Our side of the barrio has the benefit of more restaurants and bars. But that might be starting to change in the Gringo Gulch, a more expat-populated neighborhood on the west side of Santa Ana.
Our most recent trip to Mérida, which we took to check on our contractor’s progress, found us at Casa del Maya, on 66 off 47. We’ve enjoyed changing up the locations of our stays there, seeing Mérida from all different angles before settling into our corner of the Centro.
Around the guesthouse, the neighborhood is showing robust transformation. Across the street is La Calle Escondida, the “hidden street” house made famous on “House Hunters International.” A few doors down, the owner of Luz en Yucatan is building a massive pleasure dome. Further down, [Read more…]