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Internet TV Options

January 1, 2019 0
Whether you are a full-time resident or a snow bird, TV can be a problem. But there are solutions. One is Shaw Direct TV. A US resident has to pay a middle man a $75 a year fee to have a mailbox address in Canada. It also costs $80 a [……]
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Caminarte: Playa’s Art Walk

January 1, 2019 0
I thought I’d meet Xavier for a simple conversation regarding the Art Walk in Playa del Carmen.  It happens every Thursday between the hours of 5–11 pm on 5th Ave.  Spaces are free to any artist. However, Xavier de María y Campos is not a simple man.  Once we got [……]
Nature and Critters

Mayan Garden & Home Club Tip for January, 2019

January 1, 2019 0
Rosemary is one of the most popular herbs in Mexico.  It is used in meat dishes, for bread making, salsas, in marinades as well as a medicinal tonic for headaches and muscle pains.  The dry leaves are burned as incense during ceremonies and rituals and to clean the bad vibrations out [……]
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Events

Akumal Arts Fest Update

January 1, 2019 0
Akumal Street Art Tour by appointment. $21USD FREE tour each Monday 10:00am beginning January 7, 2019 (donation gladly accepted). Proceeds benefit Akumal Arts Festival. Meet at the orange turtle at the top of the first street in Akumal Pueblo. More information: [email protected] or +1-914-522-2224 Map:  The Walls of Akumal: A [……]
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Mayan Home and Garden Club Plans

January 1, 2019 0
As of January 2019, after five great years, the Mayan Garden Club by overwhelming vote of the members is expanding its focus. We will be the same great club but now will be renamed the Mayan Home and Garden Club. Our web site will need to stay the same at [……]
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Christmas at Gilly’s Tequilaville, 2018

January 1, 2019 0
Gilly’s Tequilaville again hosted the annual Christmas party for the children of Akumal Pueblo.  Thank you to all who donated gifts and money!  For future reference, Waldo’s on the main drag in Tulum has a large selection and low prices. Helpers organized the presents, enough for the 476 children.  This year’s helpers were [……]
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Schlage Door Lock Systems

December 31, 2018 0
A friend just installed a new Schlage locking system on the main door of his condo.  He chose the stainless steel finish hoping to ward off rust.  It’s really quite unique and an internet-based product. The lock handle is located below a separate key pad, which also has a key hole.  The [……]
Nature and Critters

20 January: Total Eclipse

December 31, 2018 0
On 20 January starting around 9:30 pm ET (that’s us at the moment!), we’re going to notice the beginning of the total lunar eclipse. It will look like a little piece has been chewed out of the moon. About an hour later a partial eclipse will be seen, and then [……]