Spotlight on

This section shares the stories and articles that have spotlighted some wonderful people along the Mayan Riviera. With so many wonderful people doing such great things, we just had to have a section dedicated to these stories.

Ann Irvine A Kayak Story 03-09

Ann Irvine remembers 20 years ago...

Hekab Be Liset A Visit to Hekab Be

Lydia Linton Pontius writes about her visit to Akumal's Hekab Be Library

akumal_mayor_tun.jpg AKUMAL PUEBLO ELECTS A NEW MAYOR - August 2009

By Myrna Sparks

a gonzalez castilla artist Alfredo Gonzalez Castillo 4/09

Mayan Artist

Gary Dillard Solar Sunrise Beyond the Visual, with Gary Dillard

Learn more about this amazing artist from Lisa Juliot.

Casa Blanca: Without Humphrey or Greta

by Jim Farrell, owner Nah Hah and Azul Riviera

Cinnamon Crow in Akumal – February 2012

Certified Beginner's Cosmic Vibrational Healing® class on February 28 and Book Reading and Signing February 27

arturo-mirna-gonzalo-laura-680x1024.jpg Congratulations to Gonzalo Arcila - 30 Years

The Akumal Dive Shop celebration

datica Datica Family Welcomes Twins 3-12-09

First photos

don_lippincott.jpg Dr. Donald Lippincott:
An extraordinary volunteer!

a man who has spent a good part of his life volunteering with medical and dental teams to the poorest corners of the earth.

ev_2_ed_thompson_t.jpg Edward Herbert Thompson

Explorer Extraordinaire of the Yucatan

Mari Pintkowski MG library Erika Whittman Had a Dream

After-school Program and Children's Library Opens in Macario Gomez

Following in Michel Peissel's Footsteps: Part 3

Mari Pintkowski

Mari Pintkowski Giggling Between Topes

BY: Mari Pintkowski, May 2009

Heather's Working Summer Adventures 2010

Heather Froeming

John Gray and Catriona Brown to Partner in Puerto Morelos

by Michele Kinnon

Jose Gonzalos Jose Gonzalez and His Sand Sculptures

What could be more amazing that the Riviera Maya's white, sandy beaches?

lolha Lol Ha Restaurant News March 2009

New Food and Beverage Manager

Lost Dog Foundation Lost Dogs No More

Lisa Edwards starts a 501(c)(3) for Mexican stray dogs.

Bart Hotel Akumal Caribe Meet Bartolo Balan Poot

Many of you will recognize him from Hotel Akumal Caribe's front desk

moe nov 08 MOLLY THE GECKO HUNTER, 11/08

A Children’s Story, By: Mari Pintkowski

Natalie My Change of Pace in México 5-09

Natalie Blankenship

eva estas My Life in the Pueblo

by Eva Estes

oscar romero and laura bush Wolfe Oscar Romero, Artist 2-09

by Laura Bush Wolfe,

Pablo Bush Romero

Pablo Bush Romero August 2008

7 scholarships awarded

Paula Liebe Launches The Queen's Trilogy

Autobiographical novels by Playa author

Pedaling Toward Fifty:
Part Two: Seven Years Later

Mari Pintkowski

Pedro Poot Pedro Poot in Need of Help

March 2016

Michele Kinnon's Equine Photo Quintana Roo Equestrians Fill the Winners Circle at the 20th Annual Merida International

Club Hipico del Sureste welcomes 110 riders from México, Canada and the United States

moe may 08 Reflections on Living in a Mayan Pueblo

By: Mari Pintkowski, May 2008

Jorge Luis Remembering Akumal by Jorge Luis Basave 5-09

with aerial shots and photos of Emily.

mari pintkowski Renewing Our FM2 Documents:
A Cautionary Tale (March 2011)

Mari Pintkowski

RV'ing from Paamul to Laguna Bacalar

More Adventures with Joe and Nan, July 2008

Shifting Gears Shifting Gears: A Journey of Reinvention
by Mari Pintkowski

New book, released in 2011, about a journey of self-discovery.

evol_6_moe_t.jpg The Best of Both Worlds: The Beach And The Jungle

This is our third spring living in the Yucatan Peninsula and we are ready to greet each new day from our jungle lair.

firemen_by_pool.jpg The Everyday Challenges of Living in the Yucatan

It was the start of what I thought was going to be an easy day.

School Uniforms Mahahual The Mahahualenas

by Marilyn Marshall - Women of Mahahual on the Costa Maya are working to make their community better.

judy-w-1-two-headed-turtle-.jpg The Tortugas Of Xcacel, MX

Shared by Judy Withington 12/08

TdA visit Tierra de Animales: Meet Ricardo and His Happy Dogs

Lydia Pontius visits this dog sanctuary close to Cancun.

toys for joys 2008 Muyil Toys For Joys January 6, 2009 - Photos

Brought lots of smiles here are a few

Travesía Sagrada Maya – May 2011

by Ingrid Datica, Canoera

Scott Brown Photography - Gus Lynch Tribute to Gus Lynch

Comedian and founder of Akumal Comedy Festival

Under The Waters Of Mexico

By Pablo Bush Romero, Book Liner

Volunteering at Hekab Be

May 2010

Marti Johnston - Photo by Scott Brown Who Is My Witness?

Marti Johnston's witness is the Curious One.

You Know You Live in the Jungle When ... (July 2011)

by Michelle Bradshaw

Casa del Perro Feliz

Extreme Control