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Taco Party to Benefit Akumal Ambulance

March 24, 2017 // 0 Comments

March 15 was the first day of the month-long National collection for Red Cross.   Natalie Novak Perez got the ball rolling for a Taco Party, which directly benefits our Akumal ambulance. Tables for groups can be reserved through LolHa at [email protected] Tickets are available [...]

Out Our Back Door, April 2017

March 23, 2017 // 0 Comments

Chachalacas What’s that really loud, horrible, awful honking noise you sometimes hear from the jungle so early in the morning? It’s the call of a very unassuming (but noisy) bird, the plain chachalaca. If you haven’t had the pleasure of its dulcet tones waking you after a long night of [...]

What’s New, 1 March

February 28, 2017 // 0 Comments

15 February: PROFEPA shut things down and will not allow any commercial snorkeling in Akumal Bay. Kiosks along the entrance road were quiet for about a week and a half; on 28 Feb, there was activity from some of the snorkel businesses. Several of the guides have been observed bringing groups into [...]

Best of the Best, February 2017

February 28, 2017 // 0 Comments

Snow Birds and lots of locals gathered for Best of the Best, February 2017 on a windy February 6 at La Buena Vida Restaurant.  Luckily, the protected enclosed area served its purpose as we were all cozy and friendly; but also, many of our participants enjoyed bar seating.  A new item was added [...]

MGC February Meeting

February 28, 2017 // 0 Comments

FIRST ANNUAL Mayan Garden Club Gourmet Garden Party: A Huge Success The Mayan Garden Club met for our Gourmet Garden party at Skip’s beautiful hacienda in Xcaret. Besides wonderful food and company Skip, who has a Master’s degree in Horticulture, treated us to a  tour of his home and [...]

Akumal Foodie

February 28, 2017 // 0 Comments

La Cueva del Pescador translates to The Fisherman’s Cave,  a fitting name for this Akumal landmark restaurant.  Gonzalo, the man behind the bar, is the driving force behind the success of the restaurant.  Now, if you have been a patron, you’ll  know Carlos or Ivan, but it’s Gonzalo who [...]

Vecinos Annual Meeting Report, 2017

February 24, 2017 // 0 Comments

    Dear Members: Our annual Vecinos Membership meeting took place on Wednesday February 15th and was very well attended.  We accepted into membership 18 new homeowners, bringing our membership count to 80. The board of directors for the coming year: President – Dan [...]

Best of the Best, January 2017

February 24, 2017 // 0 Comments

The photo ‘glitch’ has been resolved, and Best of the Best for January, 2017 was celebrated at La Buena Vida Restaurant to begin another year of this favorite event.  Judges were Mary Henderson and Cherri Schwaiger and the photographer, the intrepid Dave Zucker.  Area restaurants [...]

Out Our Back Door, March 2017

February 22, 2017 // 1 Comment

Out Our Backdoor  – And a Recipe for     Adventuresome Souls Iguanas When you walk or drive around our part of the world, if you see rocks in the sun on a lightly travelled road, there will probably be an iguana or two hanging out, soaking up the rays. As cold-blooded reptiles, they need [...]

MGC Tip of the Month, March 2017

February 12, 2017 // 0 Comments

Crotons: Colorful leaves all year long Known for their bold, tropical foliage, crotons are perennial evergreen shrubs. These plants grow easily in the Yucatan and can be raised as decorative houseplants as well. Grown for their brightly colored and marked leaves crotons (Codiaeum variegatum) come [...]
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