Events

Best of the Best, February 2017

February 28, 2017 0
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 [……]
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MGC February Meeting

February 28, 2017 0
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 gardens. Bruce [……]
Akumal Foodie

Akumal Foodie

February 28, 2017 0
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 keeps [……]
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Vecinos Annual Meeting Report, 2017

February 24, 2017 0
    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 Freeman, Vice President – Beryl Van Lierop, Secretary – Richard Pargot, Treasurer – [……]
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Best of the Best, January 2017

February 24, 2017 0
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 graciously give a free drink [……]
Nature and Critters

Out Our Back Door, March 2017

February 22, 2017 2
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, [……]
Nature and Critters

MGC Tip of the Month, March 2017

February 12, 2017 0
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 in a wide variety of [……]
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Akumal Red Cross Ambulance

February 3, 2017 0
In February of last year, I called the Red Cross Ambulance to transport my husband to the hospital.  He was a bit out of sorts – and also 6’8″ tall.  They came quickly but only had a hard board to put him on to get him down two flights of [……]
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Reminder of Vecinos Annual Meeting

February 3, 2017 0
 Just to remind you that the annual meeting of Vecinos will be held on 15 February  2017 at 10:00 am on the second floor of La Buena Vida.  The meeting is open to the community, but you must be a member to vote.  Members must be owners of property in Akumal  Norte.  Hope [……]