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Face to Face, History

Lebanese in Yucatán, Cultural and Culinary Contributions

The great variety of dishes (like the always-refreshing tabouli, delicious kibis or mouth-watering kafta) alongside cultural traditions, daily hard work, and discipline for sVer entradaaving are some of the most…

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Art, Face to Face, Let's start with art

Urban Art: Colors Take Over the Streets with Datoer

Walking along the street, the walls detain you: it’s not a photograph (even if it looks like it), it’s a mural with a face painted with such detail that you…

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Face to Face, Moving in

La Calle: Spanish Classes

To converse, interact, and speak the Spanish that you hear in the street is the primary objective of the Spanish school called La Calle (formerly called “Calle 55”). The school’s…

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Yucatecans off to Patagonia

This qualifies as an adventure of a lifetime! Two Yucatecans left Mérida on Nov. 5 for a four-to-six-month motorcycle journey to the end of the world and back: the southern…

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Face to Face: Singer/Songwriter Gina Osorno

Gina Osorno, singer / songwriter / graphic designer, has been singing and songwriting since she was 13 years old. “I consider myself a versatile singer, I like many different kinds…

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Culture, Face to Face, Living in Yucatán

Face to Face With Abel Vazquez and Melva Medina

When you enter the home/studio/gallery/art workshop/cultural event setting known as Nahualli Casa de Artistas, you immediately know you have entered a very special place. The walls are full of paintings…

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Face to Face, Traditions

Face to Face: Genny Chans

Genny Chans is ¾ Korean, ¼ Yucatecan. Her two grandfathers came to Yucatán in 1905 as young boys; her paternal grandfather married a Yucatecan woman, but her maternal grandfather, who…

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Art, Face to Face, Living in Yucatán

Face to Face: Paula Sievert

With the abundance of excellent art galleries in Mérida, it is hard to remember that a mere nine years ago there were none. If you wanted to see contemporary art,…

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Face to Face, Living in Yucatán

Face to Face: George Ann Huck

It has been 50 years since George Ann Huck’s first visit to Mexico on an Abraham Lincoln Scholarship. Many things have changed since then! Her time in Mexico, and Yucatán,…

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Face to Face, Living in Yucatán

Face to Face: Mathieu & Stephanie Brees

It is no surprise that the owners of Ki’Xcocolatl are Belgian. After all, Belgium is the country we most often associate with the best chocolates in the world. Mathieu and…

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Face to Face, Living in Yucatán

Face to Face: Erich Briehl

Known around town as “The Video Guy”, Erich Briehl loves sharing his professional skills as a videographer with the Mérida and Yucatán community. His website intheyucatan.com contains a compilation of…

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Face to Face, Living in Yucatán

Face to Face with Monique Duval

Monique Duval has been asked to give interviews before; she has always avoided them, until now. She said “yes!” to Yucatan Today. Known as the bread lady, the Slow Food…

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Ecology, Face to Face, Living in Yucatán

Face to Face With Connie Leal Delgado

Every now and then, you meet someone who has so much passion about what they do, and so much commitment to their company’s values, that you feel truly inspired. This…

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Face to Face, Living in Yucatán

Face to Face: Ralf Hollmann

After 21 years in Yucatán, the owner of Mayan Xic may be a non-conformist… but he loves living in Yucatán because of its perfections, and in spite of its imperfections….

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Face to Face, Living in Yucatán

Face to Face With Dr. Carlos Cabrera

Carlos Antonio Cabrera May knew since he was a child that he wanted to be a doctor. So, when he graduated from Prepa, he applied and was accepted into Medical…

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Face to Face With Wayne Trotter

 Four of the most well-known and popular Mérida restaurants, Pancho’s, Pancho’s, La Tratto, Trotter’s, and Bryan’s Modern Grill are all owned and operated by the Trotter family. But they share…

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