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Yes he is.
Yes he is.
Unfortunately, Mr William Lawson has been banned...
Unfortunately, Mr William Lawson has been banned from posting on Cruise Critic. I know I'm not the only one that misses his most informative posts to this board. He has contributed the MOST usable...
Clackey
I've been sick and away from the boards for awhile. Goood to see you. You and I and many others have contributed to this board for a long time. But the biggest contributor of rock solid...
I remember reading www.yucatantoday.com that the...
I remember reading www.yucatantoday.com that the city of Merida was installing free WIFI in many of the parks in Merida.
As Mr Lawson says, UXMAL is best by far.
As Mr Lawson says, UXMAL is best by far.
Hwefnerd. Have you had problems in Merida or...
Hwefnerd. Have you had problems in Merida or Progreso. I've spent a total of about 60 days in Merida, Progreso, Ticul and Campeche and never had problem one using cash or credit cards. I've bght...
I'm pretty sure there are some vegatarian...
I'm pretty sure there are some vegatarian restaurants in Merida.
I'm sure at the least any restaurant will have...
I'm sure at the least any restaurant will have chips & salsa and black beans & rice. Plenty of fresh fish and seafood if that's on your list.
Just keep reading this board. Also checkout...
Just keep reading this board. Also checkout www.yucatantoday.com. And excellent visitor's guide to the area.
When staying in Merida, I usually use currency...
When staying in Merida, I usually use currency exchanges. A few extra pesos. I've never exchanged in Progreso since dollars have always been happily accepted. Maybe Mr Lawson will be along soon to...
Auto Progreso has a great reputation and as you...
Auto Progreso has a great reputation and as you may have noticed, AP doesn't hijack this board to promote their service.
In ten years, I've never read of anyone not...
In ten years, I've never read of anyone not getting back in time for boarding. Just use common sense if you go to Merida. Allow an hour and quarter to be safe if usiing the local bus.

I've eaten...
For ruins, I prefer Uxmal. Less travel time and...
For ruins, I prefer Uxmal. Less travel time and way less crowded. However, after being at both and Uxmal twice, I spend most days in Merida but I will be spending one day in Izamal this year.
There is a small Zoo in Merida.
There is a small Zoo in Merida.
The Yucatan State is very safe.
The Yucatan State is very safe.
Reference "Things to do" in...
Reference "Things to do" in www.yucatantoday.com.
Maybe it's because it's too far from Progreso for...
Maybe it's because it's too far from Progreso for the vendors to travel.
Spent a couple of nights at the Reef. Beautiful...
Spent a couple of nights at the Reef. Beautiful facility but the food, at best, is just OK. But the drinks were good. Great pool and nice beach. Understand that you can only eat food at the pool...
JC. Headed back to Merida and surrounds late Oct...
JC. Headed back to Merida and surrounds late Oct again for a couple of weeks.
PurpleDog. Nov temps should be in the eighties...
PurpleDog. Nov temps should be in the eighties or upper seventies. I'm about 70 miles south of you and that's no worse than a typical summer day here I'll be visiting Merida/Progreso the end of...
Beer is much cheaper in Progreso.
Beer is much cheaper in Progreso.
I don't think it's allowed to walk/run the length...
I don't think it's allowed to walk/run the length of the pier. It's a working cargo pier with lots of heavy trucks.
Interesting and Useful Info for visitors to Merida
City Services in Merida


Whether you are a visitor or a resident, you are likely to benefit from several of the various services available in this city. And like any modern city anywhere, they...