Nature and Critters

Sea Turtle Festival 2019

October 16, 2019 0
∗  All Akumal events take place on Saturday, 19 October. Festival de Tortuga Marina 2:30  Sand figures with students of Akumal, in front of Club Akumal   Caribe 3:30  Ceremony on beach in front of the access (Tsuuk Park) 4:00  Parade begins after ceremony, heading toward the ball court in town 4:20 [……]
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Mayan Garden Club Road Trip to Cobá

October 16, 2019 0
JOIN THE MAYAN GARDEN AND ADVENTURE CLUB FOR COBA ROAD MYSTERY TRIP OCTOBER 24, 10am   Everyone is invited to join us for the Cobá Road adventure trip on Thursday, October 24.  We will meet at the Super Aki grocery parking lot,  corner of highway 307 and Cobá road,  at [……]
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In Memoriam

October 3, 2019 0
Carol Ann Derrough Neely, age 63, of Lake James, N.C., passed away peacefully in her home on the evening of Saturday, September 21, 2019, following a three year struggle with Leiomyosarcoma. Present were her husband of 41 years, all of her children, her daughter-in-law, and her two beloved grandsons. Carol [……]
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Best of the Best, September 2019

September 30, 2019 3
Once again low season had its surprises as 25 people (some were camera-shy) turned out for Best of the Best, September 2019.  This congenial group was full of conversation as well as praise for each other’s stunning attire on this fabulous evening at La Buena Vida Restaurant, site of the [……]
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Akumal Arts Festival: List of Artists 2019

September 30, 2019 0
Akumal Arts Festival & Residency 2019 Artists Confirmed Hey, AkumalNow readers, check out this list of the artists (and their origins) who are  coming to participate in the festival this year.  A welcoming word to a few or all would be a lovely gesture. Abby Pressberg      USA https://www.instagram.com/abbypressbergart/ Adriana Delfin     [……]
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-from the Akumal Arts Festival Organizers

September 30, 2019 0
Buenas Tardes, Friends and Family of Akumal! Wanted to share some of the fabulous news on the upcoming Akumal Arts Festival!   The Akumal Arts Festival (November 08, 09, 10) is a community based, global initiative. The vision is to bring a fiesta of art and activism to Akumal Pueblo [……]
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Canadian Thanksgiving – 14 October 2019

September 30, 2019 0
Thanksgiving Day in Canada has been celebrated on the second Monday of October since 1957.   The first official Thanksgiving was celebrated in 1859.  But the very first Thanksgiving in the new world dates to 1578, when English explorer Sir Martin Frobisher and his crew sat down to dine in Newfoundland.  [……]
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Eco-Mosquito Prevention

September 30, 2019 1
According to Santa Teresita resident Jane Fetter, making mosquito repellent for use on one’s personal body is a snap.    The composition is half essential oils and half vodka. The essential oils ratio is  6 parts citronella,  1 part peppermint,  2 parts lemongrass,  and 1 part cinnamon.  That makes up half your [……]