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La Cueva Mondays

October 15, 2020 0
For years owners and locals have gathered  Monday evenings at La Cueva del Pescador in Akumal Centro.  Our insurance rep is always there, so it gives us a chance to ask questions of him as well as catch up with each other. Well, Mondays are moving to the Pueblo!  Thanks [……]
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Vecinos Updates

October 5, 2020 2
      To Vecinos Members and Community at Large: Tourism in North Akumal has been devastated first by sargasso, now by covid. We have had to lay off employees, most of whom come from Akumal Pueblo. This has impacted the pueblo and surrounding areas extremely hard economically. Crime and [……]
Nature and Critters

Indoor Growing: Philodendron

September 30, 2020 0
Philodendron (Scientific Name:  Philodendron) With its glossy leaves, the Philodendron, adds a touch of jungle to any home.  It comes in two types, the climbing varieties normally seen in hanging baskets or training along a trellis or moss stick, and the non-climbing types which provide excellent upright foliage in pots [……]
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Bits & Pieces – October 2020

September 30, 2020 0
  A little this & that from the media.     • Plans for 32,000-seat stadium revealed in Yucatán!    https://mexiconewsdaily.com/news/plans-for-32000-seat-stadium-revealed-in-yucatan/ • A Turtle With a Permanent Smile Was Brought Back From Near Extinction https://www.nytimes.com/2020/09/03/science/burmese-roofed-turtle-myanmar-extinction.html •  New DIF facility made of sargassum bricks inaugurated in Puerto Morelos https://www.riviera-maya-news.com/new-dif-facility-made-of-sargassum-bricks-inaugurated-in-puerto-morelos/2020.html • 4 [……]
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Elephant in the Riviera Maya – Part 7

September 30, 2020 0
Part 7:  Things That Make You Go 🤔 Hmmmm! A Series On What It’s Like To Give Birth To A Mexican Elephant For those of you who have been following this series of articles on the birth of my house in the lovely Riviera Maya, you already know that I liken [……]
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Back Pain? Check This Out

September 30, 2020 0
Reduce back pain with this 5-minute home workout By Stephanie Mansour, CNN,  Updated 0723 GMT (1523 HKT) September 30, 2020.  Stephanie Mansour, host of “Step It Up With Steph” on PBS, is a health and wellness journalist and a consultant and weight loss coach for women. Low back pain, whether acute or [……]
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Women Of Akumal

September 30, 2020 0
“Women Of Akumal” series will be on hiatus until the New Year. Thanks for reading!
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In Memoriam

September 21, 2020 1
Long-time Akumal  personage Dr.Néstor Mendoza died last week.  He had been hospitalized with covid.  Doctor saw patients from a small office at the Centro basketball cancha, then built a facility in the pueblo that included a pharmacy.   Dr. Néstor, you will be missed by residents and tourists of Akumal.