Travel Pictures Gallery.com - Mexico - Merida (Yucatan) and Campeche
a series of travel images from Mexico - Merida in the state of Yucatan and Campeche. Both cities in the north and west of the Yucatan Peninsula offer fascinating colonial architecture. Merida, capital of Yucatan State, had a prosperous boom time in the 18th and 19th centuries from the trade in Sisal (made into rope). From this period you can find many neoclassical buildings and mansions. Campeche, the capital of the state with the same name, has a great old town with many buildings from the Spanish colonial era, it is on the Unesco World Heritage List.