Nature and Critters

Indoor Growing: Bird’s-Nest Fern

August 31, 2020 0
Bird’s-Nest Fern   a.k.a. Crow’s Nest Fern (Scientific name: Asplenium nidus) The bird’s-nest fern gets its name from the nest-like crown out of which its ripple-edged fronds grow.  It prefers a humid environment with medium to low indirect light.  The more light your fern gets, the more crinkled the leaves will be, [……]
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Foodie Says Pasta & Pastor

August 31, 2020 0
The Akumal Foodie has been making frequent trips to the Pueblo lately.  Luis, the 20-year veteran chef from Que Onda, is in business selling his marvelous pastas and tacos al pastor.  He’s open Thursday thru Monday from 6:00pm to 11:00.  Pasta sauces available are pomodoro, alfredo, Maribel, viva México, alioli, [……]
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Delivery VIP

August 31, 2020 0
A few months ago, we posted a quick article about a local delivery service. Delivery VIP is owned by Juan Carlos.  You can reach him by cell at (+52-1-) 984-106-1272  —  call, text, or WhatsApp. He operates between Puerto Aventuras and Dos Ojos.  He’ll deliver goods and take-out from restaurants.  [……]
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Women Of Akumal – Part 6

August 31, 2020 4
Women Of Akumal – Part 6 A SERIES ON WOMEN LIVING SOLO IN THE AKUMAL AREA Her Happy Place There is a strong smell of marijuana as we approach a house on a popular stretch of beach where Green Turtles like to nest near Akumal – so much so I [……]
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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 [……]
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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 [……]