BACKYARD BIRDING IN MERIDA, YUCATAN AND BEYOND-RUN AWAY BRIDE: NORTHERN JACANA

jacana

Cherie Pittillo, “nature inspired”, zoologist, wildlife photographer, and author, explores nature everywhere she goes. She’s identified 53 bird species in her Merida, Yucatan backyard view. Her column, published on the 7th and 21st of each month features anecdotes about birding in Merida, Yucatan and beyond. Contact: all4birdies@gmail.com  More...

by Yucatan Times | Published 5 days ago
(PHOTO: Robert Adams)
By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, September 21st, 2016
0 Comments

Cozumel offers a cure for civilization’s ills

The ferry from Playa del Carmen deposits you in the midst of Cozumel’s bustling malecon. Downtown’s main boulevard is lined with luxury shops selling designer clothing, jewelry, duty-free liquor and More...

(PHOTO: Andrea Aguilar)
By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, September 20th, 2016
0 Comments

Celebrating a 50th birthday on Isla Mujeres

To celebrate turning fifty quietly, my husband and I returned to the small, beautiful island of Isla Mujeres for a couple days. The (ADO) bus ride from Merida is about 4.5 hours so I made some sandwiches and small More...

(PHOTO: rivieranayarit.com)
By Yucatan Times On Friday, September 16th, 2016
0 Comments

What it’s like to live seaside in Lo de Marcos, Nayarit (Road Trip Part XIV)

Follow Chuck Bolotin, from Best Places in the World to Retire, as he, his wife, and two dogs drive through Mexico in a large, white van.  This story describes life in the little Pacific seaside town of Lo de Marcos, More...

(PHOTO: Robert Adams)
By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, September 13th, 2016
0 Comments

A day trip to Celestún provides a refreshing escape to natural wonders

If you’re looking for a quick getaway, Celestún Biosphere Reserve makes a fascinating day trip from Mérida. Located on Yucatán’s northwest coast about 95 kilometers/60 miles west of Mérida, the reserve’s More...

lo-de-marcos-nayarit
By Yucatan Times On Saturday, September 10th, 2016
0 Comments

Where the Jungle Drips into the Pacific: Our First Day in Lo de Marcos, Nayarit

Follow Chuck Bolotin, from Best Places in the World to Retire, as he, his wife, and two dogs drive through Mexico in a large, white van.  This story describes the surprising experiences of two gringos new to Mexico More...

star-trek
By Yucatan Times On Thursday, September 8th, 2016
0 Comments

Merida: ‘City on the Edge of Forever’

George Aguilar is an American expat in Merida. He and his wife Andrea are sharing their experiences in a regular column for TYT. On the occasion of the 50th anniversary of Star Trek Sept. 8, 2016, he submitted these More...

(IMAGE: wassonthornhill.com)
By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, September 6th, 2016
0 Comments

Do you know the 4 scenarios in the IRS collection process?

The IRS collection process begins when IRS does not receive full and timely payments from a taxpayer after it issues a collection notice.  Based on the information in the taxpayer’s 1040 tax return, if the taxpayer More...

(PHOTO: dronestagr.am)
By Yucatan Times On Monday, September 5th, 2016
0 Comments

The drive from Mazatlan to Lo de Marcos, Nayarit (Road Trip Part XII)

Follow Chuck Bolotin, from Best Places in the World to Retire, as he, his wife, and two dogs drive through Mexico in a large, white van.  Have you ever driven from the port in Mazatlan where the ferry disembarks, More...

Immature Snail Kite
By Yucatan Times On Sunday, September 4th, 2016
0 Comments

BACKYARD BIRDING IN MERIDA, YUCATAN AND BEYOND-LET’S GO SPY A KITE: SNAIL KITE

Cherie Pittillo, “nature inspired”, zoologist, wildlife photographer, and author, explores nature everywhere she goes. She’s identified 53 bird species in her Merida, Yucatan backyard view. Her column, published More...