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Liz Conover, Akumal Resident and Citizen of the World

September 23, 2016 // 0 Comments

Akumal Resident Liz Conover  died in New York City on Monday August 29, 2016, at the age of 71, after living two years with lung cancer.   She kept tending to her beloved gardens overlooking Holly Pond in Darien, Connecticut.  She continued to shine her light and energy on her surroundings, she [...]

Rotten, No-good Thief Alert

September 20, 2016 // 0 Comments

Here’s some darn sad and (insert adjective of your choice) news.   We know that thieves target tourist areas, so we usually  pay attention to our belongings and our surroundings. Thieves recently have availed themselves of techno devices that allow them to detect the presence of electronic [...]

Out Our Back Door – Paca

September 20, 2016 // 0 Comments

The Paca  The paca, a large rodent also known as the spotted paca, can be found at altitudes ranging from sea level to 3,000 meters (9,800 feet) in tropical forests from eastern Mexico to eastern Paraguay, northern Argentina and northern Uruguay.  In most of Mexico and Central America, it is [...]

October Dates to Remember 2016

September 20, 2016 // 0 Comments

October Dates to Remember   2016      1 Jenny 3 Cathy Perez 4 Stefanie Fredette 8 Maureen Miller 9 Pat Reagan 10 Gary Phillips 11 Hollis Hines 11 Lynne Fanshier 13 Kazue Hayashi 13 Peggy & Mike Stone, Anniversary 14 Denny Mahan 17 Nancy Poor 17 Alison Keegan 19 Verana Titze 20 Jerry Cain [...]

Mayan Garden Club News

September 19, 2016 // 0 Comments

THE MAYAN GARDEN CLUB IS BACK The new season of the Mayan Garden club started off with a great success.  After a fun meet and eat at Bev’s place, we ventured to the two-year-old vivero in Sirenis. The vivero has an amazing amount of work put into the landscape, marking the plants and trees, [...]

Taxis Protest Cancun Uber in Riviera Maya

September 15, 2016 // 0 Comments

Even Collectivos joined in. Today might be a tough day to get a cab in the Riviera Maya. Uber announced it was starting service in Cancun and the Taxi syndicates are not too happy. Today protests began. So far protests have amounted to hundreds of taxis taking turns driving up and down the freeway [...]

Out Our Back Door – Locusts

September 8, 2016 // 2 Comments

Mayan Garden Club                  October 2016 Locusts: What are the clouds overhead? Perhaps you noticed, a few weeks ago, a sudden influx into our area of very large grasshoppers, flying through the air, chomping on your plants, dying in the radiator grill of your car. They’re [...]

Akumal Artists Residency Sunday Salon

September 3, 2016 // 0 Comments

AKUMAL INTERNATIONAL ARTIST RESIDENCY presents: SUNDAY SALON/Salon de Domingo Come share in works-in-progress with our artists around a theme, all while drinking complimentary Cueva Vodka cocktails! Australian artist: painter EMMA WHITE U.S. artist: sculptor CALVIN BABICH & local artist Karl [...]
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