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Food Culture in the Puuc: The Original Farm to Table Movement

The modern Maya inhabitants of distant Yaxhachén maintain many of their traditional ways of living. They thrive as subsistence farmers, where men cultivate honey and work on small farms called…

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It's very yucatecan, Maya Culture, Restaurant Reviews, Who are the maya?

The Magic of Female Chefs in Yucatán

“The female chefs in Yucatán are magicians,” says Miriam Peraza, owner of the restaurant Manjar Blanco. In our interview we talked about women, grandmothers, and the magic of the aromas…

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From Yucatán to the World: Henequén Handcrafts

From flirty bags, tortilla baskets, hats, and clutch style wallets to jewelry boxes and earrings, in Yucatán you can purchase just about anything made from the sought-after string of henequén….

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History, It's very yucatecan, Maya Culture, Traditions, Who are the maya?

“Ko’olel, transforming the way”

The woman in Yucatán’s history arrives at Palacio Cantón in the exhibition “Ko’olel, transforming the way” *** A journey from the first known woman, to the new female identities. ***…

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Destinations, It's very yucatecan, Living in Yucatán

Animaya: Take a Walk on the Wild Side

The open gates of Animaya invite me in like a city park (free-of-charge), leading me directly to the monumental stela. Inscriptions formed in the style of ancient Maya hieroglyphs maze…

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Kids Reborn through Music: Youth Symphony Orchestra

“Music can change the world, because it can change people.” – Bono More than 60 kids fill the classroom. They are taking notes, participating, and giving all of their attention…

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History, It's very yucatecan, Living in Yucatán, Traditions, Transportation, Travel in yucatan

Volkswagen: A Living Cultural Memory

Classic Volkswagens of every color line the streets of modern Mérida, products that for locals are just as much Mexican as they are German. My friend Juanita tells a story…

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Archaeological Sites, It's very yucatecan, Maya Culture, Who are the maya?

Perched on the Edge of Time

The sprawling archaeological site of Uxmal overflows with bare stone detail. Symbolism grows along the architecture where the Turquoise-browed Motmot, (“Toh” in Maya), perches regally. She looks me in the eye,…

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It's very yucatecan, Living in Yucatán, Traditions

Mérida Fest 2018

From January 4 to 21, enjoy the celebrations from Mérida Fest. The city of Mérida was founded on January 6, 1542, on the remains of the Maya city of Ichcaanziho…

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Gastronomy, It's very yucatecan

Try Some Regional Liqueurs

In Yucatán there are several beverages with great tradition, delighting visitors and locals, whether for their ingredients (honey, flowers, corn), the recipe, the technique that is used for their preparation,…

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Happy Holidays!

As you can see by our cover photo, the intrepid Yucatán Today team came across a very special traveler in Progreso the other day! In case you are not so…

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Colonial Cities, It's very yucatecan, Living in Yucatán

Fashion for the Whole Family: the Shoes of Ticul

“Such beautiful shoes you’re wearing! Where are they from?…Thanks, they’re from Ticul,” proudly answers a woman showing off a pair of modern, fashionable shoes manufactured in the Yucatecan shoe capital….

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Yucatecan Sauces, Add More Flavor to Your Food

If there is something that distinguishes Yucatecan cuisine, it is its great variety of dishes and its incomparable flavor. This is largely due to the ingredients used to prepare them…

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An Awaited Celebration: Hanal Pixán

Every year at the end of October and beginning of November, the souls of family members and friends who have already left this world have a date with their loved…

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Festival of the Souls 2017

For the second consecutive year the “Festival de las Ánimas” (festival of the souls) will take place, organized by the Ayuntamiento of Mérida. During the week of October 23 –…

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Blastbot, Technology from Yucatán to the World

Today we want to tell you about something that is also “Very Yucatecan,” and I’m sure you will be asking yourself: what can be more Yucatecan than “trova,” “panuchos,” or…

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Go Venados!

Soccer for almost every Mexican is more than a sport, it’s a passion. That’s why we want to tell you about the soccer team that represents Yucatán in the Mexican…

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5 Things You Didn’t Know About Yucatecan Filigree

In Yucatán, many women wear earrings and necklaces of finely crafted gold or silver threads in unique and spectacular pieces, known as filigree. Do you want to know the best…

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Munchies at the Beach

The combination of beach, sun, breezes, and seafood complement each other perfectly, triggering sweet or salty cravings. And even if you aren’t a dessert lover, we are sure that you…

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Summertime Fruits You’ll Crave

With the arrival of summer, there are more opportunities to enjoy something sweet, natural, delicious and healthy! There is an abundant variety of seasonal fruits that grow in the Yucatán…

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