Santa Lucia Park

1 Feb

DSC01174Every Sunday at noon Meridians gather to talk, gamble and dance in Santa Lucia Park. The park is a tiny green oasis tucked in El Centro.cropped-cropped-dsc01173.jpgWe hear the salsa music a block away and arrive to find a one-man band, a singer and a stage full of Sunday dancers with an audience in folding chairs.DSC01167Some dancers have put on the dog Yucatan style, the men dapper, the women colorful. DSC01138

The sultry heat, the sound of salsa and the repetitive, rhythmic movements of the dancers is hypnotic.

2 Responses to “Santa Lucia Park”

  1. Fred February 2, 2016 at 6:06 am #

    I love those show, the music old ancient yucatecan music sound a lot like Buena Vista Social Club muy agradable…

    Merida is a vibrant city there is always something going on, i have been to few places in Mexico and there is something special about Merida yucatecan peoples are really nice.

  2. Dede February 1, 2016 at 5:55 pm #

    Love the flowered shoes!

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