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Bits & Pieces – September 2020

August 31, 2020 0
                   A little this & that from the media.     • More than 30 million students begin virtual classes in Mexico    https://www.riviera-maya-news.com/more-than-30-million-students-begin-virtual-classes-in-mexico/2020.html • Mexican woman is fastest climber of world’s three tallest mountains    https://www.cnn.com/travel/article/guinness-world-records-mountaineer-winner-viridiana-lvarez-chvez/index.html • AMLO’s government keeps scholarship [……]
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Elephant in the Riviera Maya: Part 6

August 31, 2020 0
A Series On What It’s Like To Give Birth To A Mexican Elephant Part 6: The “B” Word and the Never Ending Story If you’re like me, giving large sums of money to people, even for good reasons like buying a house, is an extremely stressful task. Building a home [……]
Nature and Critters

Indoor Growing: Rubber Tree

July 31, 2020 0
Rubber Tree (Scientific names: Ficus elastic, Ficus robusta) The beautiful Rubber Tree which grows up to 50 ft. tall in nature can be grown as a houseplant. And it’s not as difficult as you might think. A young Rubber Tree plant will adapt to being indoors better than a more [……]
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Breathe Better!

July 31, 2020 0
“You can’t be truly healthy unless you’re breathing correctly.” Breathe. We do it roughly 25,000 times a day, but until recently few of us gave much thought to this automatic bodily function.  How we breathe affects us at a cellular level. Research shows changing the way we breathe can influence [……]
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Bits & Pieces – August 2020

July 31, 2020 0
A little this & that from the media.   • Merida tests out 3D crosswalk to slow down traffic https://yucatanexpatlife.com/merida-tests-out-3d-crosswalk-to-slow-down-traffic/ • After months of resistance, Yucatan wind park moves ahead   https://yucatanexpatlife.com/after-months-of-resistance-yucatan-wind-park-moves-ahead/ • Fine or jail time: Tulum mayor announces mandatory wearing of mouth masks in public   https://www.riviera-maya-news.com/fine-or-jail-time-tulum-mayor-announces-mandatory-wearing-of-mouth-masks-in-public/2020.html • Tulum first [……]
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Elephant in the Riviera Maya: Part 5

July 31, 2020 0
A Series On What It’s Like To Give Birth To A Baby Elephant Part 5: A Phoenix And A Tree House The day I received pictures of my house rising like a phoenix above the top of the jungle canopy was a glorious day indeed.  I’m not sure exactly what [……]
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CEA Requests Donations

July 31, 2020 0
Donations Wanted!   Help Us Provide Volunteers with Much Needed Supplies and Support:   Please symbolically adopt a sea turtle as one of your own!  The endangered sea turtles of Akumal have been receiving 1000’s of volunteer hours (see our Voluntourist Blog) to conserve and protect nesting sea turtles and their hatchlings, (green and loggerhead) April-October-the height of the season being July and August as nesters and [……]
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Nothing Bigger Than A Goat!

July 31, 2020 0
NOTHING BIGGER THAN A GOAT! The whole idea is reduced to one simple statement, “Nothing bigger than a goat!” It’s a mantra meant to keep this Canadian couple that rescues four-legged’s to strict adherence – small animal rescue only, specifically cats! For Kerry Capello, cats are her passion. “No one wants [……]