It’s been three years since I started dwelling on life’s possibilities in Mérida. Just three years. Look at how much has changed since then. Certainly more than in any city in the U.S. that I can think of.
We arrived following a couple of watershed years. After several years of major groundwork laid by the Working Gringos, Mexico International, and of course, the tourist guide Yucatan Today, major U.S. newspapers were publishing glowing reports of this charming, affordable, and safe destination. The city became a newsworthy perhaps in part because of the sharp economic downturn that we were all handed. But it also had a lot to do [Read more…]