Nature and Critters

Welcome to the Jungle!

August 31, 2015 0
Welcome to the Jungle!  is courtesy of guest contributor Randy Fry ( Photos courtesy of Susan Fry. It was happy hour at Lol Ha, and our good friend was doing the introductions.  “This is Susan and Randy,” he said.  “They live in the jungle, but we bring them to Akumal periodically [……]
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Turtle Nesting Stats and Updates- August 2015

August 31, 2015 0
Although the turtle nesting season is slowing down for the mama turtles, the tortugaritas are still eagerly making their way to the sea.  The stats below are as of 25 August and the mamas are still laying on every beach. If you are an early beach walker you may see a CEA staff member [……]

Museo de la Prehistoria: Official Opening

August 31, 2015 0
Hidden just east of Parque Dos Ojos Cenote  has been a treasure for our area that you must not miss – The Museo de la Prehistoria.  The official opening ceremony was held 1 August with ribbon cutting by Lic. David Balam Chan, Presidente of Tulum, and Lic. Francisco Maas Pena, Subsecretario [……]
Green Salsa
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The Akumal Foodie – Salsa!

August 31, 2015 0
This month we’re going to keep the Mexican theme going, after all we do live in Mexico! What can be more Mexican than Salsa! Chef Daveed Placencia of Daveed Personal Chef Service has submitted some great salsa recipes. This month we get to make both Red and Green salsa to go with [……]

Mexican Citizenship Test Questions, #13-32

August 30, 2015 0
    Here are the next 20 Citizenship Test questions.  We understand that some readers aced the first twelve – ¡Excelente!   The answers to this set follow the final item. 13. Nombre del último emperador mexica, a quien los conquistadores españoles torturaron quemándole los pies: a) Moctezuma             b) Cuauhtémoc             c) Cuitláhuac        [……]
Cueva Vodka
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Akumal’s Own Vodka? Cueva Vodka!

August 30, 2015 1
“Call me what you like, only give me some vodka.” – Russian Proverb “There are only two absolutes in life: friends and vodka. And the best times usually involve both” – Unknown The ancient Maya believed that the cenotes, with their glistening waters, were sacred paths in the spirit world. Cueva vodka [……]
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Super Moon!

August 26, 2015 0
Super moon!!!  Well, aren’t they all . . .?

What’s Up with the Buoys!

August 23, 2015 0
What’s up with the buoys that popped up in Akumal Bay.  You may have noticed the red and yellow bobbers on webcam, or posted in social media, or with your own eyes.   You can imagine the discussion, guesses, and rumors floating around – they are keeping out the sargasso, they’re controlling the number [……]
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Turtle Nesting Stats and Update – July 2015

July 31, 2015 0
Turtle nesting stats are in for July.  It  was a tough month with all the challenges of Mother Nature and the Sargazo, but the large number of turtles coming in this year shows they still LOVE us!! The hatchlings have started appearing and although challenged in some cases to make it to [……]
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Recycling in Akumal!

July 31, 2015 1
Recycling in Akumal?  Yes, we know, recycling is something that many countries have been doing for decades now. But here in the Riviera Maya it can be very difficult to get someone to 1) pick up the recycling on a regular basis and 2) actually recycle it, instead of dumping [……]