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What’s New in Akumal – April 2021

March 31, 2021 0
Here’s what’s new in Akumal — we know who’s on the Hekab Be Library Board! Jennifer Smith, President;  Marti Johnston,  Kelly Maher, Redbeard, and Kathleen Allison (in CA) members. Lots of renovations are in the works: bathroom plumbing, steps to the hand washing faucets, tile flooring being laid, decorative sidewalk [……]
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Omar’s Car Rental

March 31, 2021 2
Thanks to Sharon and Steve, we have information to pass along about a fairly local car rental.  Omar is located in Chan Chemuyil and will deliver and pick up the vehicles he rents.  Very reasonable rates.  All the contact info is on his card below.
Nature and Critters

Plants for a Prettier, Healthier Bedroom: Valerian

March 31, 2021 0
Valerian (Scientific name: Valeriana officinalis) With its small pink and white flowers, a Valerian plant is sure to look beautiful in your bedroom.  Known as the best plant for inducing sleep, Valerian has been used for centuries to help with problems of insomnia.  Inhaling the scent of its roots has been [……]
Akumal Foodie

Akumal Foodie at X’mirnas Café Town

March 31, 2021 0
  X’mirnas Café Town in Akumal Pueblo is located almost at the top of the hill on the left, next to Lupita’s.  Hours are 7:00am – 11:00pm.   Phone 984-160-0623.  Even other restaurateurs stop by! Went there for pizza & a beer, left with pasta to-go as well!       [……]
Akumal Foodie

Ask Allyn . . . Korean-style Potato Pancakes

March 31, 2021 0
Today’s tip:  Salt is a flavor enhancer, right?  Try adding a pinch of salt to your next cup of coffee. Here’s a nice side dish, although it takes a little forethought– Korean-style Potato Pancakes 3  med size peeled (optional) potatoes, rough chopped ¼ med size onion, rough chopped 1t  salt 1 [……]
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Vecinos Update – April 2021

March 31, 2021 0
        Hello, Everyone! Friday evening the Valfab solar company unexpectedly appeared at our door returning the solar lights we left with them for service — in February 2020! We had tried several times to retrieve our lights. Since we had no luck, we contracted with a new local company for the purchase [……]
Nature and Critters

Sea Turtles are Coming to Akumal’s Beaches! 

March 31, 2021 0
      by Linda Mulgrew Akumal continues to be a leader and example of community and ecological support for their namesake . . .  “Place of the Turtle” Voluntourism or Ecotourism, while not a new concept in travel, is on the rise.  As the world tries to find space [……]
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Pickleball In the Pueblo

March 31, 2021 0
Fastest growing activity in the US.  Slower to develop in our neighborhood.  But rest assured it’s on the way.    Pickleball courts are smaller and the nets not as high as tennis. A group from Tao brings their equipment and sets up in the Domo in the Pueblo Monday-Wednesday-Friday mornings [……]
People

Carol Derrough Neeley Fund

March 31, 2021 0
I had the fortunate opportunity to meet Carol Neeley and her husband Steve in the pool at their complex.  Like many of us, Steve and Carol started coming to Akumal 25 years ago.  Five years ago, they purchased a condo which  Steve now lives in full time. Before Carol passed [……]