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Name That Street

April 4, 2019 2
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 [……]
Events

Best of the Best – March 2019

March 31, 2019 0
“Rip-Roarin”–a good description of Best of the Best – March 2019, the event we hold each month to select (by committee) who among us has the Best Shirt, the Best Sandals, and the Best Clever Tee.  The March event drew 71 people; thanks to Paul Auteri for doing the count [……]
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CEA Workshops & Talks – April 2019

March 31, 2019 0
APRIL 2019 EVENTS VIDA VERDE WORKSHOP Saturday, April 20th: Grow Your Own Sprouts + Micro-Greens 10am – 1pm // CEA Sala de Juntas (under Taverna). $350PESOS Max 12 people. Register online or at the office (This same workshop is scheduled for the women in the pueblo in May) SCIENCE CAFE Thursday April, [……]
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A Flower Vender in Puerto Maya

March 31, 2019 0
I love flowers.  They surround my house in MA and fill my decks here in Akumal.  My friend Marcey on a couple occasions has brought me some very beautiful floral bouquets.  I asked her where she was buying them and she told me Puerto Maya.  This is great news because [……]
Nature and Critters

Black Jaguars and Colored Marbles

March 31, 2019 1
another delightful piece from Randy Fry at  www.randysplanet.com  Thank you, Randy!   There is a gene knocking around in jaguars that turns about six percent of them completely black. You may have known this. People call them black panthers, but they’re really jaguars with a genetic condition called melanism, which [……]
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What’s New around Akumal — & Beyond April 2019

March 31, 2019 0
Spa Yoga Reiky Therapy First ever Cancún Hot-air Balloon Festival Hosted by Pok Ta Pok Golf Club in Cancún on  19–20 April.  About 20 balloons will make 30 min. trips around Nichupté lagoon.   Q.Roo residents will pay $300 mx, all others pay $500 mx, children under 1 m. tall enter [……]
Nature and Critters

Mayan Home & Garden Club Tip – April 2019

March 31, 2019 0
Aloe Vera   Aloe Vera Plants are easy to grow and are known for their medicinal properties. They can be grown outside or indoors as an easy to care addition to your home or garden. Plants outside in a temperate and tropical climate can grow very large and live more [……]
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Bits & Pieces – April 2019

March 31, 2019 0
  • ——New Mexican company makes tennis shoes with state sargasso      https://www.riviera-maya-news.com/new-mexican-company-makes-tennis-shoes-with-state-sargasso/2019.html  • New rules in Mexico may limit cash payments for real estate      https://www.reuters.com/article/us-mexico-banks-cash-idUSKCN1R32VO • Yucatan – Quintana Roo toll road raises its fees      https://www.theyucatantimes.com/2019/03/yucatan-quintana-roo-toll-road-raises-its-fees/  • New ferry rates for Playa del Carmen, Cozumel crossing    https://www.riviera-maya-news.com/22851-2/2019.html  [……]
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Vecinos Annual Meeting Update

March 31, 2019 0
Dear Members and Community at large: The following is a recap of the annual meeting held 28 February 2019.   Security Program At our annual meeting this month Vecinos and NAS run by Terry Richardson merged.  Now the pluma, police station, along with the private security will form the basic [……]