Tag Archives: Kabah

My boys/my girls and the gardeners

I wanted to take some photos of the staff to add to my webpage…….. I always think it is important to include them as they are part of the team. Without them this place would not run as it does. … Continue reading

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Cave

Lol Tun Caves
The most popular caves in this region, access being very easy , and supporting huge cathedral like ceilings. A great place to visit along the Ruta Puuc if you are ready for a cool down a respite from the tropical heat of the Yucatan Continue reading

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More additions!

Something about living in this area one gets the bug to build and build and build……… or maybe its just me! The new addition just finished is the breakfast terrace. It is so nice to sit out under the sun … Continue reading

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Valentines Day at The Pickled Onion

Valentines Day at The Pickled Onion turned out to be a great evening enjoyed by all. I enjoyed making the table centres that adorned the tables and I had brought lovely rosas, back from my Merida shopping for the restaurant, … Continue reading

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Cenotes

Cenotes are those wonderful underground or sometimes above ground ,(sink holes) water holes . Where the water is crystal clear,sweet and inviting. The Yucatan Peninsula is awash with such wonders , Chichen Itza , Vallodolid and closer to here Cuzama … Continue reading

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Birds of the Yucatan

As I promised earlier when the photos arrived from my brother Vincent I would publish them on my blog…………….so here goes All photos taken by my brother Vincent Cockett These birds you can see around my place too especially in … Continue reading

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Kabah

Whilst my brother was visiting me from england it gave me the opportunity to visit some of the ruins. I never get tired of wandering around the ruins and no matter how many times I visit I always see something … Continue reading

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The origins of the bottle dance

One of the traditional Yucatecan dances  of the Jarana that are performed nearly everywhere at festivals and cultural festivities  is one where the dancers place a bottle of empty beer on their heads .The is balanced sometimes precariously on top … Continue reading

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Back in time

Sometimes we have to go back in our lives  to see where we have been so that we know where we are going. I did just that yesterday ,looking at photos of when The Pickled Onion was taking form. Wow, … Continue reading

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Tortillas by hand

One of the most favourite by far are tortillas made by hand. They depart such a morish(more you eat the more you want)taste that keeps you wanting more.Its taken awhile to put this into place as people were beginning to … Continue reading

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