We’re lucky to add two new businesses in Akumal. The list keeps growing! Spanish Classes Felipe Aguilar is a graduate and former faculty member of the University of Campeche. He has taught Spanish for over 17 years. He offers Spanish classes at the basic, intermediate and advanced levels for adults and [……]
In case you missed the mailing about the US-Mexico ferry, here’s what we know as of 29 July 2014 about the project’s status: One very large remaining question is the US port and Yucatan port. United Caribbean is still in negotiations with the [……]
This season we have dancers in North Akumal! La Buena Vida has been host to a traditional dance group called Mictlan-teotl. The young people come from D.F. and Mexico state. They also appear in Playa del Carmen beginning at 5:00 each evening. [……]
George and Josie Pritchard Paula, Neil and Katie Humphrys Hugh Maynard (missed in June) Kevin and Carol Milan Phil Growick John and Linda Novak are finally back Randy and Susan Stacey and Brian Doug and Susan If we missed you let us know!
It’s been suggested that we AkumalNowians need to learn the traditional Mexican Happy Birthday song. Las Mañanitas is not only sung to celebrate birthdays and saint’s days here in Mexico, but it’s also popular in other Latino countries. In Columbia they sing it at quinceañera parties. Because it is traditional, [……]
Coatis are in the raccoon family and they are indigenous to the southwest U.S., Mexico, Central and South America. They are sometimes called “coatimundis” but their official name is coati in both Spanish and English. Around here locals refer to this animal as a “tejón,” which is actually a badger, [……]
Conservationists have warned that without timely action, the existence of most Caribbean coral reefs is dramatically at risk. Jeremy Moore, Reef4Akumal A. C. / Expedition Akumal, recently met with Baruch Figueroa-Zavala, coordinator of Coastal Research, to pinpoint the threats posed to the health of our local Caribbean waters and its coral [……]