October 28, 2018   Merida, Mexico

This morning we had breakfast at a cafe on the Paseo de Montejo, a wide boulevard which was closed to traffic for bicycles, what they call Bici-Ruta and held every Sunday. There were bicycles (and bicyclists) of all shapes and sizes, tandems, tricycles, chrome cruisers, covered 4-wheelers, even a bathtub-like bike. Lots of families and lots of dogs being walked, too. Accompanying this was very good live jazz music.

Later in the day we were on the main square which was turned into a market. On one side of the square there was more live music with lots of dancing going on. I'm really liking the music.

Casa de la Juridical Culture      
Dancing on the square      
Any reason for a party in Plaza Grande.
Paul at the new Palacio de la Musica      
The recently-completed Palacio de la Música in the Centro Histórico features a concert hall, museum, recording studios, and an academic program for popular and traditional Mexican music.
Salmon colored building      
Merida sign, Plaza Grande