Category Archives: Local News/Happenings/interest

why do people steal ?

Through our lives we accumulate memorabilia that we cherish or sometimes it outlives its usefulness and we either pass it on, sell , if it has some value or we discard in other ways. If I have anything that is … Continue reading

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End of school year/clausura

The shcool year came to a close this week and summer holidays loom on the horizon . Summer holidays in small villages consist of staying home with the family… Little hope of going to the beach or taking a trip … Continue reading

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Invitation to the preschool event

Today I went to visit, by invitation .to one of the pre schools here in the village .Benito Juarez Garcia is an indigenous school where the children are taught the Maya culture to preserve the traditions.As well as speaking spanish … Continue reading

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The little people

After all these years of being here I never realized one particular school gears towards keeping the traditions alive . The small children get schooled in the maya language as well as Spanish . Amongst the regular curriculum the school … Continue reading

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Cenote Kankirixche

Taking a visit to Cenote Kankirixche is always a delight as it is not far from here. I would say about 40 min drive. And well worth the effort. Located east of Abala about 2 kl out of town . … Continue reading

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Wonderful Family visits,

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Sunday Jaunt

  Taking a chance to have a sunday run and to look for cenotes and to see a ruined hacienda that one of my guests told me about I took a back road out of Ticul to Sacalum and onwards … Continue reading

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Deck the halls…..fa la la la

It is that time of year again when it is time for decorating the tables.. Christmas trees or however you like to arrange your Christmas decorations Christmas lights are being erected in some homes and one would think we are … Continue reading

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Drawing competition in Santa Elena

Now I have a little more time I thought I would do a fun thing in the village. I set out three categories based on age, one for ninos (children) up to the age of 13 and two categories for … Continue reading

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Dia de los muertos/ day of the dead

This year ,as the last ,the wonderful displays that they used to do in the village did not happen. So sad really as everywhere else there seemed to be the celebration… but of course ┬áit always comes down to politics. … Continue reading

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