Mérida is the capital of the state of Yucatan, located at the northwestern tip of the Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico. It's also the largest city within the state and has about 800,000 inhabitants. The metropolitan area is a little bigger with 900,000 people and includes the municipalities of Uman and Kanasin.
Tuesday 17th september 1985 Up with the misty dawn. A buzzard came on low over the backyard chickens. My room is in the backyard. Two hours standing room only on bus back to Merida. Sardines in a tin have nothing on this and waves of nausea don't help. Successful trip to post office and comply ...
Posted in around the world in 1985 by 1985 trip
We survived – not the cataclysmic arrival of a giant meteorite that we had been erroneously led to believe would destroy the world this week and signal Armageddon - we survived the Mardi Gras festival parade in Merida on Sunday… The noise was deafening. Huge boom-boxes thumping out Latin rhythms drowned ...
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