Month: December 2022
In Memoriam: Annette & Marjorie
Akumal community lost two of its favorites in November. We will miss you both!
“Piñata Masters” on Netflix
The piñata is the best-known papier mache object made in Mexico, with makers found everywhere in the country. Although originally developed for the Christmas season, their later association with birthdays has created a huge market spawning piñatas in many sizes, shapes and colors. Although the piñata is famous, there are [……]
Rosca: Tres Reyes Tradition & More
January 6th is celebrated to commemorate the day on which the Three Kings brought gifts to the Baby Jesus in the stable in Bethlehem. On this day the traditional Rosca de Reyes is eaten. A rosca is a circle of sweet bread decorated with dried fruits. Hidden inside are one or [……]
La Casa del Pueblo in New Location
←Gonzalo’s restaurant La Casa del Pueblo is moving from near the top end of main street to its new ↓ location near the basketball court — ¡TODAY! Turn left at the Delegación building, then turn right at the end of that block. Gonzalo’s is about 2/3 of the way up the [……]
Lost Your Passport?
Losing a passport can be stressful, and surely ruins a vacation in the Riviera Maya. But just stay calm and take action. 1. Contact The U.S. Consulate In Cancún Contact the U.S. Consular Agency in Cancun via telephone or online contact form. When talking to the official, tell the details of how [……]
Vecinos Launches New Community Website Vecinos de Akumal Norte, the North Akumal Neighbors’ Association, has launched a new website for the Akumal Norte community. It has a new, modern look and feel, with secure online credit card processing built in. It’s easy to navigate, and is filled with new and [……]
Watermelon — It Prevents Wrinkles?!
It is believed that watermelon was first cultivated for food over 4,000 years ago in Northeast Africa. Watermelon is packed with nutrients, including potassium, magnesium, and vitamins A and C. It’s fat-free, cholesterol-free, has no sodium and is relatively low in calories with only 46 calories per cup. By comparison, [……]
First Friday – December 2022
Another Friday has come and gone, along with the other six days of the week. When the next First Friday rolls around, we hope to see you at La Buena Vida. That’s Friday, 6 January at 5 pm. Wear an interesting shirt or T-shirt and you could be a winner like [……]