Events

Whale Shark Festival-Festival de Tiburon Ballena

July 1, 2015 0
Many of us have had the unbelievable experience of swimming with the mighty giant of the sea-the Whale Shark. This magnificent creature is welcomed into water outside the Yucatan Peninsula from June 1-Sept 15. This year SEMARNAT has limited the number of tour licenses and limited the number of boats [……]
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Akumal International Artist Residency News

July 1, 2015 0
Hello supporters, artists and community members! Greetings from the Akumal International Artist Residency. I hope you are all well. There is a bit of news to share about the residency. We have been offered an exciting new opportunity:  A MONTH LONG RESIDENCY in GUANAJUATO, MX!   So AIAR is going inland [……]
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Travesia Sagrada Maya 2015 – with some of our own

July 1, 2015 0
  Travesia Sagrada Maya 2015 — The Sacred Mayan Journey recreates the yearly pilgrimage of the ancient Maya, who braved the ocean in their canoes and crossed to the island of Cozumel to worship the goddess Ixchel.  The reenactment of this event has been hosted for 9 years by Xcaret.  [……]
Nature and Critters

Mayan Garden Club Tip of the Month

July 1, 2015 0
Mayan Garden Club Tip of the Month: Animal Deterrents Lydia Hollinger shares some great advice on how to keep pets and jungle animals out of your gardens and off your fruit trees. Deter your beloved cat or dog from doing his or her business in your vegetable or flower garden [……]
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Special Tulum Truck Collected Trash

July 1, 2015 0
A special Tulum truck collected trash from Akumal Playa.  This truck was right on time and made two passes, picking up basura from the fronts of casas and condos. What a delight to have things happen as planned!!!  Thanks to you, Jen, for all your efforts!
Nature and Critters

Turtle Nesting Stats and Updates: June

July 1, 2015 0
Turtle nesting stats for June show that the nesting season is in full swing.  Even with the storm that brought torrential rain and surge in some coastal areas, only a few nests were lost.  The turtle team is very pleased with the number of nests on the beaches.  They are working [……]
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HGTV on Half Moon Bay

June 27, 2015 0
 Are you ready for this?  HGTV on Half Moon Bay! Months in the making!  A cast of thousands – cubic  meters of sargasso that have washed up on our shore since the HGTV show was filmed!  Here’s their promo—                           —————————— An Akumal Adventure on Half Moon Bay Todd and Jenny [……]
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Keep Akumal Tidy!

June 27, 2015 1
Jen Smith of Turtle Bay Bakery sent the following email Saturday, one part of which deals with her efforts to Keep Akumal Tidy.  Walkway lighting and recycling are also projects in the works. — “Hola Neighbors     We have come to the time of year where rain and mosquitos [……]
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Hekab Be Library Summer Program

June 17, 2015 0
We’d like to share with you Anne’s letter asking for financial support for the Hekab Be library summer program —— Hello all Hekab Be Biblioteca supporters!  ​It’s Anne, the previous Director of the library and current member of the Board of Directors. As you may know, we are in the midst of [……]
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What’s a Colectivo?

June 12, 2015 2
Getting around on the cheap If you have spent any time outside of Akumal, you’ve probably seen these white minivans speeding – emphasis on speeding – up and down the freeway. They drive like mad-men, stop frequently and abruptly, and sometimes have doors that look like they are about to fall off. [……]