An enthusiastic crowd showed up for Best of the Best, August 2017, at La Buena Vida — many of the “usual suspects” as well as welcome visitors and owners who were here for their annual soirees. Judges were Mary Henderson and Carly Flores; a special drawing for Cueva Vodka was [……]
Heard throughout Akumal this week was the phrase “we dodged the bullet” in reference to the fact that our “Harvey” passed over us as merely a tropical storm. The TV photos of Hurricane Harvey in Texas are seemingly unreal, but we know from experience they are not. Relief efforts are continuous [……]
AkumalNow brings you a second inspiration of towel art — this time a cat. (Last month’s issue featured a Towel Art Dog). Over the years I have been intrigued when staying in hotels in different parts of the world by the towel art left on the bed–my first experience many [……]
Diggin’ down and gittin’ dirty in back issues of Akumal Sun Times, we came up with this page from July 1995. The opinion portion with names and addresses at the end of the article is blocked out, but bet there are some readers who can come up with them! Enjoy!
When I left Mexico in April 2017, I saw the kiosks in the airport for quicker service in obtaining boarding passes and tags for checked bags. I had not encountered this before and have a couple of tips for using the kiosks. First, have the locator number of your ticket [……]
Cannabis, Marijuana, Pot, whatever the name. All the same. The question people often pose: Is it legal in Mexico? Officially speaking, you are allowed to carry up to 5 grams of cannabis on you, but cultivation and distribution is illegal. The laws are, to say the least, contradictory. Unofficially, the [……]
Thanks to Taverna Akumal for revealing this little secret. A little prep time, but well worth it. One of our favorite appitizers at Taverna. Avocado Fried with Lemon Cilantro Aioli Sauce Ingredients: Avocado, Hass Lemon Flour, All Purpose Egg, Large Fresh Bread, Panko Salt, Kosher Spice, Pepper Black Table Ground Mayonnaise [……]