Monthly Archives: March 2009

Santa Elena, Yucatan Pueblo

From a post on TripShake: This last weekend, we escaped the city of Merida and drove one hour south to stay at the Flycatcher B&B in Santa Elena. We might as well have traveled in a time machine. The Flycatcher,

Santa Elena, Yucatan Pueblo

From a post on TripShake: This last weekend, we escaped the city of Merida and drove one hour south to stay at the Flycatcher B&B in Santa Elena. We might as well have traveled in a time machine. The Flycatcher,

The quiet side of Yucatán tourism

From an article by David Yates on Canada.com: Our walk along the Yucatán beach on the Gulf of Mexico is turning into a voyage of discovery, despite the fact that we are a half-hour drive from the closest Mayan ruins.

The quiet side of Yucatán tourism

From an article by David Yates on Canada.com: Our walk along the Yucatán beach on the Gulf of Mexico is turning into a voyage of discovery, despite the fact that we are a half-hour drive from the closest Mayan ruins.

Mexico City bans use of plastic bags. Could the Riviera Maya?

From an article by Nacha Cattan posted on The News: Mexico City’s Assembly on Tuesday passed a ban on all plastic bags at grocery stores and supermarkets. The ban will go into effect in one year, giving the plastic industry

Mexico City bans use of plastic bags. Could the Riviera Maya?

From an article by Nacha Cattan posted on The News: Mexico City’s Assembly on Tuesday passed a ban on all plastic bags at grocery stores and supermarkets. The ban will go into effect in one year, giving the plastic industry

Akumal library needs summer interns

From Hekab Be Library: The library offers one or two Spanish-speaking summer internships to assist with Hekab Be Summer School from July 6- August 9, 2009. Summer school students are 5 to 15 year olds. The person selected must be

Akumal library needs summer interns

From Hekab Be Library: The library offers one or two Spanish-speaking summer internships to assist with Hekab Be Summer School from July 6- August 9, 2009. Summer school students are 5 to 15 year olds. The person selected must be

Finding the American dream – In Mexico

From an article by Louis E.V. Nevaer posted on New American Media: MERIDA, Mex. – At some point last fall, the one millionth American established residency here in Mexico. That makes Mexico the host nation for the largest American expatriate

Finding the American dream – In Mexico

From an article by Louis E.V. Nevaer posted on New American Media: MERIDA, Mex. – At some point last fall, the one millionth American established residency here in Mexico. That makes Mexico the host nation for the largest American expatriate

Hacienda Tres Ríos Resort, spa and nature park, earns green award

From a news release posted on marketwire.com: MURRIETA, CA–(Marketwire – March 17, 2009) – Green Globe International, Inc., worldwide owner of the Green Globe brand, today announced that Hacienda Tres Ríos, a pioneer of luxury eco-friendly resort practices in the

Hacienda Tres Ríos Resort, spa and nature park, earns green award

From a news release posted on marketwire.com: MURRIETA, CA–(Marketwire – March 17, 2009) – Green Globe International, Inc., worldwide owner of the Green Globe brand, today announced that Hacienda Tres Ríos, a pioneer of luxury eco-friendly resort practices in the

Turn the Tide for Turtles

From the Ocean Project’s Seas the Day campaign: With spring coming (at least in the northern hemisphere), you can begin to think of new ways to transport yourself that will also help our ocean planet . . . by rethinking

Turn the Tide for Turtles

From the Ocean Project’s Seas the Day campaign: With spring coming (at least in the northern hemisphere), you can begin to think of new ways to transport yourself that will also help our ocean planet . . . by rethinking