Mérida and the Andes: Places to Explore


  • Mérida

    Mérida is cradled in a valley between the two arms of the Andes, yet this is anything but a sleepy mountain village. It is a city whose spirit is decidedly young, hip, sporty, and bohemian. Home of one... Read more

  • Mucuchíes

    The Trans-Andina Highway brings you to Mucuchíes, founded in 1596 on the site of a precolonial village. (You'll spot the prefix mucu—meaning "place of"in the indigenous language—at the beginning of the... Read more