And to the malecon as well.
You've probably figured it out by now, but palms are being planted everywhere. And big palms. Full grown and tall.
Watching them plant these things was amazing. They use this giant crane to lift them off the trucks and then set them into the ground.
It has really made a difference. Little groupings of palms all around the square. If they survive the stress of the replanting and all the salt they will be exposed to, it will go a long way in making the square a little more friendly looking.
I was amazed at how closely they crop the root ball on these things. Palms don't have a lot of root to begin with so it startles me that they would cut so much off. I assume they know what they are doing though. Time will tell.
I was also surprised to see the license plate on this truck. Did the trees come all the way from Queretaro, or just the truck? Surely there are companies in the Yucatan that do this same sort of thing. One wonders at the cost of all this.
But when all is said and done, whatever the cost, it is well worth it.