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Vacation

May 31, 2019 0
AkumalNow  is experiencing some techno-probs.  Since the equipment is down,  staff decided to take a mini-break as well.  We’ll be back as soon as possible.  
Nature and Critters

Turtle Season 2019: CEA’s Akumal Turtle Camp

April 30, 2019 1
May is here and so are the mommas!!   The CEA’s 2019 Akumal Turtle Camp welcomes a new Beach Operations Coordinator, Maribel Escobedo. Maribel is a Wildlife Veterinarian , has her Masters Degree from UNAM, had been collaborating with Rehabilitation and Rescue Turtle Centers around the world, has been doing research [……]
Events

Best of the Best – April 2019

April 30, 2019 0
What a busy time April is for Akumal, and equally so for the Best of the Best-April 2019 event.  Once again, we met upstairs at La Buena Vida on the first Friday of the month and had over 40 people joining in the competition for best shirt, best sandals, and [……]
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Street Names Suggestions Still Needed for Akumal Norte

April 30, 2019 2
Well, the people have spoken!  Following is a list of street name suggested by readers of AkumalNow.  The committee requested that we have more suggestions, though it favored Camino YalKu for the name of our main road.             Other suggestions for the six side roads were [……]
Nature and Critters

Mayan Home & Garden Club – May 2019

April 30, 2019 0
Animal and Bird Deterrents for Your Garden   Do you have some pesky animals (or even your own pets) that you need to keep out of your gardens? Deter cats, dogs, and other animals from doing their business in your vegetable or flower garden by spreading a mixture of coffee [……]
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What’s New Around Akumal & Environs, May 2019

April 30, 2019 0
    A spider monkey turned up at Casa Tranquilidad last week.  It made his way to the rooftop, walking along the top of the railing.  explored a few minutes, then on to Casa Milago and returned to Tranquilidad’s  palm that is shimmering with bougainvillea.  After 20 minutes it went to the [……]
Events

CEA Workshop & Science Café – May 2019

April 30, 2019 0
MAY 2019 VIDA VERDE WORKSHOP Saturday, May 25: All About Aquaponics 10am – 1pm // CEA Sala de Juntas (under Taverna) $FREE Max 20 people Register by sending an email to: [email protected] SCIENCE CAFE Thursday May 30: Threats to Sea Turtles 5-6:30PM // Lolha Restaurant (North Palapa) FREE EVENT + Family-friendly (No registration [……]
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Bits & Pieces – May 2019

April 30, 2019 0
          Atlantic earthquake felt in state of Quintana Roo   https://www.riviera-maya-news.com/atlantic-earthquake-felt-in-state-of-quintana-roo/2019.html Truths, Facts, and Misconceptions About Mexico City   https://www.fodors.com/world/mexico-and-central-america/mexico/mexico-city/experiences/news/everything-you-thought-you-knew-about-mexico-city-is-wrong Bad Transit Is Bad For Business. Boston Execs Went To Mexico City In Search Of Fixes    From Discover on Google https://amp.wbur.org/bostonomix/2019/04/29/mexico-city-transportation-development To save the monarch butterfly, Mexican scientists [……]
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Mani/Pedi — in Your Casa!

April 30, 2019 0
It was a delight to discover a young gal named Fernanda who will come to your home to give you a manicure and/or a pedicure.  Fernanda comes to Akumal by way of her birthplace in Costa Rica and grew up in Valladolid.   She has been at this profession for three [……]
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Name That Street

April 4, 2019 3
It’s time to name the streets of Akumal Norte!  The recent annual meeting of Vecinos de Akumal Norte briefly discussed street names for our streets, but no decision was made.  As residents we can suggest street names, though Tulum Municipio has the final sayso.  Some ideas batted around  (mostly after [……]