to "Mérida and me - an expat's life in Yucatán"

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In 2017 I retired and moved to beautiful Mérida, Yucatán. Living here has been a feast of new experiences.

For more resources check out the blog links on the right side of this page.

Mérida is truly one of México's cultural capitals, with first rate symphony, chamber music, and visual arts. In spite of retirement, I still write music, and play with local chamber music groups, most notably with Barroca Escarlata and Musica Antigua Mérida, which presents performances of early music using historically informed performance techniques and instruments.

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We also love to travel, making new friends, and discovering more about México and the world.

You will find posts about our trips below. Consider taking a trip with Marina Aguirre  - it will open your eyes.

Having taught at various universities in Indiana, Louisiana and Florida, and played and directed music at large churches, including the famous Old Mission in Santa Barbara, it's nice to relax - to teach and play only for the joy of it.

And I love the community here at St. Luke's Episcopal Church, where I volunteer - it is the most welcoming and diverse congregation in the city. They make a difference in the world. Check them out!

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Email: keith@meridaexpat.net

Merida GO round

A blog by my friend Eric Chaffee dealing with travel, photography and current events


Mexico Cassie

A lifestyle blog geared largely toward families, but with loads of good tips about food and travel


Marina in Mexico

Our favorite way to experience the beauty and culture of Mexico is with Marina's tours.


Letters from Merida

A blog by David Heath who became a writer later in life, and has now published several books.


Mexico International Realty

Our agent, Leroy Osmon, did a great job finding us the perfect house.


Merida seats
Bandshell Park of the Americas
Aleman Park
Chichen Caracol


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