It’s always interesting when a real wordsmith comes to Mérida and starts to write.
I’ve always struggled to capture the city in a way that communicates what it feels like to actually be here. I’ve struggled as far back as 2010, when my editor assigned me 500 words to write about my recent trip here. (I won’t even link to it anymore, I’m so embarrassed.)
The 500-word limit was impossible to begin with. The city, and the entire peninsula aside from the Riviera Maya, was unfamiliar [Read more…]