Tag Archives: Merida

Dentists….. a trip to the Dentists in Yucatán

Going to the Dentist in Yucatan Because I live in a very rural area questions arise from tourists as to how one obtains medical help or other services such as dentists etc. The closest for a doctor ,that is reliable … Continue reading

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That special day.

I dont very often have the pleasure to get out and about but Joanna ,my friend and fellow blogger (writing from Merida) was celebrating one of those milestones birthdays. I felt honoured to be invited and not only that to … Continue reading

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International Womens Club IWC Merida

It is not often I get to go into Merida and stay overnight… but last night I had the chance to…Ususally I drive into Merida early morning do the grocery thing then arrive back by lunch time…. It was so … Continue reading

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Maya ceremony simple but effective

Whilst everyone around had TICKETS to go to Uxmal where there was a special event happening on the day of Dec 21st I was busy preparing for a h’men to come from nearby Bolonchen to do a small ceremony here … 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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Revolution Day Parade

written by Valerie http://www.thepickledonionyucatan.com November 20th marks the anniversary of Mexican revolution of 1910. All over México the people were celebrating this day and of course  St Elena was no exception. Friday 19th November was the parade of the children. … Continue reading

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