Events

Akumal Book Club

July 9, 2020 0
On Thursday, 23 July 7pm, the book club will meet at Sheree’s condo,  Yool Caanal #1. We plan to have read or reread Uncle Tom’s Cabin.  Some of us think we never actually read the whole book and it’s time we did! Bring your beverage, snack, and mask.  If the [……]
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Access to AkumalNow Articles

June 30, 2020 0
From the staff:   If you don’t see 7 posts in your emailing, I see a browser visit to the AkumalNow Home page in your future . . . r
Nature and Critters

Indoor Growing: Spider Plant

June 30, 2020 0
Spider Plant (Scientific name: Chlorophytum comosum) This plant gets its name from the spider-like plants we see dangling from a mature mother plant. These spiderettes often start out as small white flowers. The Spider Plant comes in green or variegated varieties and is among the most adaptable and easiest houseplants [……]
Nature and Critters

Esperanza: The Story of a Sea Turtle

June 30, 2020 0
¡Hola, amigos!  My name is Esperanza.  I am a caguama — that’s a loggerhead sea turtle.  I was born right here in Akumal thirty years ago.  This is my first visit home.  I don’t remember so many buildings and lights! I have been swimming around the Caribbean, eating thousands of [……]
News

Bits & Pieces – July 2020

June 30, 2020 0
                   A little this & that from the media.   • Playa sinkhole opens up a large cave beneath highway   https://mexiconewsdaily.com/news/playa-sinkhole-opens-up-a-large-cave-beneath-highway/ • With no competition, Mexico wins seat on UN Security Council    https://mexiconewsdaily.com/news/with-no-competition-mexico-wins-seat-on-un-security-council/ • Judge grants definitive suspension against Grupo Posadas hotel [……]
People

Women Of Akumal, 4

June 30, 2020 1
A SERIES ON WOMEN LIVING SOLO IN THE AKUMAL AREA – Part 4 A Solitary Life? Not so much! Her apartment is up a long row of concrete steps on the third floor of a brightly painted complex of several canary yellow buildings near the end of the Akumal beach [……]
News

In Memoriam: Betty McElhatten

June 30, 2020 0
In Memoriam: Long Time Akumal Visitor and Owner, Betty McElhatten Betty McElhatten, frequent visitor to Akumal, nurse, author, artist, devoted mother and grandmother, died peacefully in her home on April 1, 2020, in San Diego.  Betty is survived by her eldest son Mark of New York City, and son David, [……]
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Elephant In The Riviera Maya – Part 4

June 30, 2020 0
A Series On What It’s Like To Give Birth To A Mexican Elephant Part 4 – A Resurrection “There are in life, two types of people” I was once told by a dear friend, “There are green-lighters and red-lighters.” Green-lighters, he explained, are people who travel through life like a [……]