One of Mérida's many 19th-century mansions.

One of Mérida’s many 19th-century mansions.

Mérida's Cathedral.

Mérida’s Cathedral.

Inside the Cathedral.

Inside the Cathedral.

The house of Francisco de Montejo, the conquistador and founder of Mérida, conveniently stomping on some heads.

The house of Francisco de Montejo, the conquistador and founder of Mérida, seen here conveniently stomping on some heads.

Mérida's Zócalo at night

Mérida’s Zócalo at night