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Mayan Garden Club Tip of the Month

October 21, 2016 // 0 Comments

How to Propagate Hibiscus   Step 1. Choose a plant and find the end of a stem that does not have buds or active flowers. Cut it long enough to make one or more 6”- 8” pieces. Remove all but the top 3 or 4 leaves.  Many of these cuttings will not take, so do as many as you can at one time. [...]

Gonzalo Guerrero

October 21, 2016 // 0 Comments

Visitors to Akumal Bay pass a statue of an Indian family, the warrior husband in front protecting his wife and children. Few realize that this is a monument honoring Gonzalo Guerrero, who chose to join the Maya and hence fathered the first mestizo family. A Spanish sailor and adventurer, his [...]

Out Our Back Door: Tarantula – Giant Spider Terror or Sweet Fuzzy Friend?

October 21, 2016 // 0 Comments

  It’s large…it’s furry…it has eight legs…and it’s coming…to eat your insects!! *screams* Yes, it’s a tarantula, one of our area’s most feared creatures.  But they only look terrifying; the primary species found in Quintana Roo is actually quite docile and reclusive, despite [...]

Debate Party

October 18, 2016 // 0 Comments

Hey all politicos, join the Debate Party at Turtle Bay Wednesday, October 19th.  It will be fun to watch your candidate perform in the company of your friends.  Comments from the audience are apt to be vocal, but please keep in mind that many want to hear what the candidates have to say. When: [...]

Mayan Garden Club Meeting Change

October 14, 2016 // 0 Comments

The date of the Mayan Garden Club meeting to explore and celebrate the Mexican customs of the Day of the Dead, has been changed.  The meeting will now be held in Tulum on Tuesday 1 November  at 3:00 pm.  We will explore the Tulum Cemetery and then celebrate at the home of Muriel and Lea. Come [...]

Ingrid Clouther, 1941-2016

October 14, 2016 // 0 Comments

Ingrid Clouther, of Harwich, MA, passed away peacefully on October 9, 2016 in Beth Israel in Boston.  Ingrid is survived by Steve Clouther, her beloved spouse of more than 56 years, as well as Stefanie, her daughter; Ryan, her grandson; and Robert, her son-in-law; Fredette of Uxbridge, MA. Ingrid [...]

To Report Illegal Fishing / Poaching Activity

October 14, 2016 // 0 Comments

  If you observe illegal fishing activities and would like to report them, please document as much information as possible – times, dates, location, fish/species caught, number of people, fishing gear used (spear guns, rods, traps, nets etc.), and any other relevant information. Photographs are [...]

Taverna Is Open

October 14, 2016 // 0 Comments

Taverna has re-opened at its usual hours — 12:00 pm to 10:00 [...]
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