Exploring Mérida

Photo Mérida, the state capital of Yucatán is a terrific hub for both ecological and archaeological adventure. Curiously, despite its tropical atmosphere, Mérida is actually located north of Mexico City (20° 58′ 12″ N compared to 19° 26′ 0″ N). Google Maps goo.gl/maps/QAbK3ucCy9jKm9PC7 Built on the Maya city of T’ho, which was constructed with white …


Photo Tropical = typical of, or peculiar to the tropics Tropics The tropics are the region of the Earth near to the equator and between the Tropic of Cancer in the northern hemisphere and the Tropic of Capricorn in the southern hemisphere. Planeta.com Tropical Ecosystems: Conversation with Yves Basset