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  • HACIENDA BAC-OC

    HACIENDA BAC-OC

    One of the most unique properties in the world, this is an amazing creation on an enormous property.  Custom designed for the owners by Salvador Reyes Rios + Josefina Larrain, this is a wonderful example of the use of historic structures and techniques in concert with modern aesthetics and amenities. Set behind private gates and a gravel drive sweeping past other structures on the property and the pond, you come upon the house, standing regally on the foundations of the […]

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  • YUCATAN TODAY HOME & GARDEN TOUR AT LA68

    YUCATAN TODAY HOME & GARDEN TOUR AT LA68

    Since 2004, Keith Heitke has been touring visitors and residents around Centro on the famous “House & Garden Tour”.  For the 2012 season, the Wednesday tours will start at their new location, LA68 Casa de Cultura (C.68 x C.55).  We stopped in to check out the location, hop on the tour, and have a chat with Keith to get some insight about this tour which he has been doing for the past 8 years…

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  • BAI A.C. MERIDA SHOWCASE OF HOMES

    BAI A.C. MERIDA SHOWCASE OF HOMES

    On Sunday, November 25, 2012, Fundacion BAI A.C. held their Fall Showcase of Homes.  Visitors and residents of Merida Yucatan were invited to tour a selected group of houses in the Colonial Centro of town, and even to some mid-century modern interpretations.  Please sit back and enjoy this year’s highlight reel~

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  • MEETING WITH GANDI

    MEETING WITH GANDI

    A good friend suggested to me that I catch up with a very interesting artist.  He goes by the name “Gandi”, though not spelled the same as the other guy, he brings with him an interesting view to photography.  We met up on a Saturday, at Trendy Home, a local home accessory outlet that has acquired a few of his pieces for sale.

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  • BOW WOW PALOOZA

    BOW WOW PALOOZA

    Inspired to hold a fundraiser in support of Sanctuary Evolucion, the shops at La Maison Bleue launched Bow-Wow Palooza!  This Halloween inspired party featured comedy, music, great drinks and food, but most of all, supported a great cause.  If you didn’t make it this year, check out this report…

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  • HANAL PIXAN

    HANAL PIXAN

    Merida’s Plaza Grande was filled with Altars celebrating the traditional Mayan festival Hanal Pixán.  An ancient tradition, that became mainstream in 1994 when the local governments wanted to suppress the rampant commercialism of Halloween, and save the Meridian and Mayan customs from being lost to history.  Sit back and enjoy this beautiful cultural event~

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