Was our grueling but pleasurable casa crawl, AKA the Mérida Showcase of Homes, a success? By all accounts, yes. Did it inspire us at just the right time? Definitely, yes.
I wore out my camera battery almost right away snapping pics of tiles, pedestals, columns, chairs, baths, windows, backsplashes, etc. Not that any one home was completely to my taste, but most had an element here or there that felt right for us.
Some casas seems to go toward the beach-resort aesthetic; others embraced an uptown modern vibe; we saw rustic and formal touches blended seamlessly. All the owners carved out attractive, livable spaces, and it was instructive for people like us who have had limited exposure to Mérida interiors. We found that [Read more…]