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Vecinos Update

January 7, 2022 0
We thank our members and non-members for your support. You are the heart of Akumal Norte, whose true beauty comes not only from its natural environment but from the sense of unity and peace we get from this wonderful place and the friendships we share. Our visitors come away with a warm feeling that only Akumal Norte imparts. We offer a unique experience completely different from Cancun, Playa, Tulum, or other [……]
Events

Happy New Year!

December 31, 2021 0
                              — from the Staff of AkumalNow                          
Events

4th Annual Akumal Arts Festival

December 31, 2021 0
4th ANNUAL AKUMAL ARTS FESTIVAL & RESIDENCY WILL BE HELD Jan 28-30, 2022 More than 100 Mexican and international artists will join our community to make art, teach workshops, perform, participate     Akumal Arts Festival has grown into a phenomenon. Unprecedented change has evolved in the social development of [……]
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NPR Sunday Puzzle: BR-ing it on

December 31, 2021 0
THE WEEKLY QUIZ FROM NPR PUZZLEMASTER WILL SHORTZ https://www.npr.org/2021/11/28/1059517658/sunday-puzzle-br-ing-it-on On-air challenge: Every answer today is a word, name, or phrase in which the only consonants are B and R, repeated as often as necessary. All the other letters are vowels.   Ex. Prickly bush –> BRIAR 1. Material in an automobile [……]
Culture

A Robot Did What?!?

December 31, 2021 0
Applications using artificial intelligence to create content seem to be all the rage today.  One could be forgiven for brushing off such automation as a fad, but sometimes these technologies deliver some very interesting results. One example is the mobile phone application WOMBO Dream, which takes images from the Internet [……]
Tourist FYI

Cancun Airport Arrival & Departure Tips

December 31, 2021 0
Cancun was the #2 most visited city in the world throughout the pandemic. Despite the rest of the world shutting down, not only has Cancun airport stayed wide open the entire time, but they’ve actually surpassed passenger numbers from 2019, breaking arrival records for incoming tourists. No negative test or proof of [……]
Events

To Benefit the Children

December 31, 2021 0
Gilley’s Tequilaville Christmas Fiesta was another success!  Over 600 kids lined up to choose their presents in Akumal.  Remaining gifts were taken to a nearby pueblo.   #GivingTuesday 2021 Fundraising Recap For the first time in 2021, we decided to focus our fundraising efforts around this initiative and we set [……]
Health

Spices & Herbs: Garlic

December 31, 2021 0
Throughout ancient history, garlic was used mainly for its medicinal properties.  Hippocrates, the ancient Greek physician, used to prescribe garlic to treat a variety of medical conditions.  Modern science has confirmed many of these beneficial health effects.  It is garlic’s sulfur compounds that bring these benefits. Garlic supplements have been [……]