Culture

5 FILMS THAT DEFINE MEXICO

July 31, 2022 1
Scene from “Roma” The US’s sunny neighbor to the south Mexico, has been the topic of many a film as well as a popular film location. Here are some that inspired me, with a short summary. ROMA Filmed in monochrome, this slice of life stunner walked away with an Oscar for [……]
News

Mx Tourist Cards, U.S. Passports, & STEP

July 31, 2022 0
MEXICAN TOURIST CARDS ARE NOW DIGITAL Mexico remains among the top 10 countries with the most open borders policies welcoming internationals from all over the world without a visa.  That said visitors do require to complete an Official Entry Immigration Form or Tourist Card. Before this card was to be completed [……]
News

Airport Road Construction: Alternative Routes

July 31, 2022 0
 [Jul 8 at 3:20 PM]     https://www.riviera-maya-news.com/alternative-routes-emerge-for-cancun-motorists-during-construction-of-new-airport-road-system/2022.html?cn-reloaded=1 Alternative routes during the remodeling of Cancun’s Luis Donaldo Colosio Boulevard have been worked out.  A portion of the city’s roadway remodel project includes a cloverleaf system at the Cancun International Airport which is expected to be complete in October of 2023.  [……]
Akumal Foodie

Chocho: aka Chayote Squash

July 31, 2022 0
Chayote squash, part of gourd family Cucurbitaceae, is also known as mirliton squash or chocho. Originally from central Mexico and various parts of Latin America, it is now grown all over the world. Chayote is loaded with various essential vitamins [C, B9 (folate), K, B6], minerals (manganese, copper, zinc, potassium, [……]
News

Bits & Pieces – August 2022

July 31, 2022 0
A little this & that from the media.    • Akumal worker rushed to hospital after high voltage shock sent him falling several meters to the ground     https://www.riviera-maya-news.com/akumal-worker-rushed-to-hospital-after-high-voltage-shock-sent-him-falling-several-meters-to-the-ground/2022.html • Peanut butter: good for more than sandwiches    https://mexiconewsdaily.com/mexicolife/peanut-butter-more-than-sandwiches/?utm_source=jeeng&utm_medium=webpush • Reconnect with nature at Chichankanab lagoon — maybe just stay [……]
Culture

Tula: More-Than-a-Day Trip

July 31, 2022 0
Better known as Tula, Tollan-Xicocotitlan was the capital city of the Toltec state in the post-classic period. Before the rise of Tenochtitlan and after the fall of Teotihuacán, Tula was arguably the most powerful city in the Valley of Mexico. On a flat-top pyramid are the four massive warrior sculptures known as the [……]
Events

First Friday – July 2022

July 31, 2022 0
We had a great time at FF July!  If you’re in town this coming Friday, 5 August, please drop by La Buena Vida.  Come about 5:00 to chat, drink, and dine.  And wear an interesting t-shirt or tropical shirt — you could be the big winner!  Mary promises to be [……]
Health

I Think I Knew That . . .

July 31, 2022 0
Maybe not the nuances —         Not this —                   . . . nor this — except about cough relief (my granddaughter told me that).                       — gracias a [……]