Homes in the Yucatan


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February 11th 2011
Published: February 11th 2011
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These are examples of the variety of homes you see in small towns and villages here.

We will be traveling on an overnight bus (Saturday-Sunday) to Isla Holbox. We may or may not have internet access there...we'll be there for about 10 days....then back to Cancun and home on the 23rd.


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Ruins of old style houseRuins of old style house
Ruins of old style house

These were made from sticks, palm leaves and adobe. Many people still have the old house in front and a more modern one behind it.
Still lots of povertyStill lots of poverty
Still lots of poverty

Many homes have chickens, pigs, cows, and even horses in small yards. Many kitchens are outside, since it is too hot to cook inside.
Unfinished new homeUnfinished new home
Unfinished new home

People build them slowly as they have a bit of money for cement blocks or other components. It's hard to say if this was abandoned or just waiting....vegetation takes over very quickly here! The sign to the left means "topes" or speed bump.
People grow many kinds of plants in pots and in their yards People grow many kinds of plants in pots and in their yards
People grow many kinds of plants in pots and in their yards

It's fun see our house plants growing lush outside!


12th February 2011

I Love The Yucatan
I love the Yucatan. mE ET nOEL WENT FOR xMAS. hAD A NICE RELAXING TIME.
23rd February 2011

Taking pictures of the homes is a really good idea....very cool.

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