Plumerias (commonly called frangipanis) are considered by to be the most beautiful and fragrant trees in the plant world. They are all natives of the New World tropics. The word plumeria connotes perfume. The genus consists of 7 species and over 200 named varieties. From their native habitat in the [……]
18 June — in Mexico & the U.S.
As our readers know, our motto is “Good things to Know.” This new section is called “Good Akumal Peeps to Know,” and we hope you will enjoy it. Many of you know Shaleen Day, Wendell’s daughter. Shaleen has recently made Akumal Pueblo her home, leaving a stressful job in Oklahoma and [……]
Akumal’s Kentucky Derby was celebrated May 6th at Turtle Bay Bakery and Café with rousing success. Akumal joins with so many others world-wide who focus on Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky for the “greatest two minutes in sports,” the Kentucky Derby, which is a horse race for 3-year olds that [……]
The following essay is a guest contribution from Randy Fry of Randy’s Planet. The first time it happened I didn’t know what the heck was going on. For some reason the jays were having a great time working the leaf litter down at ground level instead of raising their ruckus [……]
The Mayan Garden Club May meeting was big success –despite the blackout – and a real treat at Oscar and Lalo’s Restaurant. We had a tour of their medicinal plant gardens and swap of plants to which the restaurant contributed. We enjoyed margaritas, mojitos, ceviche and other fresh foods then we [……]
Good Morning! Since spring of last year, I have pushed for the completion of our infrastructural projects in order to bring our community into compliance with government requirements. We have completed paving the road from the pluma through the YalKu loop, the installation of new topes according [……]