LOS DOS: Respecting tradition and moving along…

In 2003, David Sterling, a renowned chef working in New York, moved to Merida with his partner, and within a short time, he opened LOS DOS, a culinary school and cultural experiences tour company. He hired a young tourism student, Mario Canul as his assistant, and so began the long and mutually satisfying collaboration betweenContinue reading “LOS DOS: Respecting tradition and moving along…”

International Womens’ Club of Merida… Our 35th Anniversary

A Bevy of IWC Beauties This coming week will be a memorable one because the IWC is celebrating its 35th Anniversary. I can still remember the first meeting so clearly. There were 22 women present; and for many, of us, this was the first time we realised that quite a few English-speaking women were livingContinue reading “International Womens’ Club of Merida… Our 35th Anniversary”

Maybe we need to think again?

Like most children growing up in Canada during the 1950s and 60s, I knew a lot about WWII history; it hadn’t been long since “the war” ended, and many families had lost uncles and fathers. As teenagers we became aware that war, disease and famine made life hell-on-earth in many parts of the world; inContinue reading “Maybe we need to think again?”