Events

Another Sensational Holiday Event at Tequilaville!

December 31, 2019 0
You all did it again!   Thank you, Akumal!  This year, 556 local children of all ages picked out their very own presents.  Besides all the contributors to gift buying, there were also volunteers on hand to make sure no one was disappointed.  This is one of the nicest and most [……]
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Best of the Best, December 2019

December 31, 2019 0
The shirts were all pressed, the sandals dusted off, and those clever tees fluffed ………you got it…….all for wearing to Best of the Best, December 2019.  There was a fair bit of excitement in the air as 17 people showed up before the event even started!!!  Could be in order [……]
Nature and Critters

Reminder: Bring Your Own T0-GOs

December 31, 2019 0
There really is no need to ask restaurants for a to-go container. Styrofoam, at least, is nothing that food should be put in, nor reheated in, nor should it be thrown in a landfill. The eco-friendly to-go box sucks every bit of moisture out of the food it’s transporting. And [……]
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Los Angeles Verdes: Mexico’s Green Angels

December 31, 2019 0
If you travel along Rt. 307, you have most likely seen the green and white trucks.  These trucks belong to the Ángeles Verdes, or the Green Angels.  They are a very good resource when you are driving in Mexico. Ángeles Verdes was established on September 15, 1960.  Mexico’s Secretaria de [……]
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La Tienda de Miel Dzidzilche (The Honey Store)

December 31, 2019 0
Located in the poblado Macario Gómez, the honey store is worth a trip.  Follow Rt. 307 into Tulum.  Take a right at the lights where the Aki supermarket plaza is on your right.  Follow that road for about 10.5 miles or 16.9 km.  Officially the address is Carretera Tulum-Cobá Km. [……]
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What’s New in Akumal – January 2020

December 31, 2019 0
  If anyone knows why this bench got clausurado’d, please share.             Some road work was done in December, and will continue for about two weeks. The first foto is of a section of gunky rock/cement/adocreto that was replaced on the road seam between Villas [……]
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2nd MexicArte in Akumal

December 31, 2019 0
Nayeli Aparicio has opened her second store in Akumal, just inside the arch near the basketball court.  Nayeli opened her first store in Akumal in 2006.  Her father is a painter and she wanted a space to sell his art.  With good business sense, even after battling both hurricane Wilma [……]
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Teatro de Cancun: Holiday Concert

December 31, 2019 0
I had the good fortune to attend the holiday concert by the Sinfónica de Cancún. The first half of the show was only the orchestra playing holiday music. The second half introduced us to the chorus, the choir, and a small group of children.  It was fun to sing along [……]
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Bits & Pieces – January 2020

December 31, 2019 0
  A little this & that from the media.       •  Nearly 95 of Cancun, Riviera Maya beaches free of sargassum seaweed https://www.riviera-maya-news.com/nearly-95-of-cancun-riviera-maya-beaches-free-of-sargassum-seaweed/2019.html •  Public consult votes in favor of Maya Train project   https://www.riviera-maya-news.com/public-consult-votes-in-favor-of-maya-train-project/2019.html     NB: Not all communities had polling facilities. •  PricewaterhouseCoopers preparing Maya Train [……]