|This is the live webcam at North Beach / Playa Norte.|
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Residents want CFE to report the real status of the submarine line LINK
A new flaw in the main line that supplies energy left the whole island in the dark for almost an hour, causing residents to express their annoyance on social networks.
CANACO (Chamber of Commerce) demands a definitive solution from CFE about the blackouts LINK
VIDEO and VIDEO of rescue of the Fin Whale that was stranded in shallow water in front of the Fishermen's Camp at Isla Contoy (See yesterday's edition for article about rescue.)
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One of the above videos is posted and the caption notes video was shared by María Del Carmen García Rivas, director of the ANP Reefs of Puerto Morelos (Protected Natural Area) and PN Isla Contoy Q Roo (she is in the water), of the rescue of a stranded fin whale by the island (Contoy) on August 2, 2018. Another VIDEO.
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Another general electrical outage
Nuevo “apagón” general+] Ver masFull article at this link
There was another general electrical outage in Isla Mujeres, just before midnight on Saturday night, which lasted about 45 minutes, and there were concerns that it would be prolonged. The electricity went out at 11:12pm and returned a few minutes before midnight. It is recalled that last Thursday, the longest outage of the year occurred, which was about 13 hours, and that various electric generators have been installed around the island. No security or safety problems were reported during the outage.
Both Salina lakes are in crisis
En crisis las dos lagunas Salinas . [+] Ver masFull article at this link
I'll get back to this one manana.
Tourists enjoying regional snacks
Turistas disfrutan de los antojitos regionales [+] Ver masFull article at this link
The vendors who are selling drinks, ice cream, and popscicles are reporting good sales, as are those who sell artisanal ice cream. The restaurants at the downtown mercado have many diners by noon, and the vendors selling snacks at the Town Square say that sales are much better than they were last summer.
|View from the rooms.|
MaraVilla Caribe Bed & Beach Three rentals with large glass doors overlooking our white sand beach and the beautiful Caribbean sea, with kitchenettes & free WIFI. In the coastal neighborhood of Bachilleres, among upscale villas & boutique hotelitos, convenient to downtown or the colonias, yet separate. Quiet & Private.
|Kitchen in a large studio. (Sur & Norte are identical)|
|Kitchenette in small room, Medio. There's a table & chairs across from it & a double bed.|
|A large slider opens from each of the 3 rooms onto the patio where each has a table & chairs, hammock & clotheslines. The BBQ is behind the pole, and the outdoor shower is outa the pic at left.|
|Large studio (Norte), I'm standing in the kitchen. A queen & single bed.|
Free amenities such as hammocks, BBQ grills, outdoor shower, portable beach chairs & beach towels, washer & dryer, loungers. Breathtaking panoramic views from the rooftop terrace. Large sliding doors open to a patio & our backyard-beach, overlooking the Caribbean sea. Upstairs room also available. Downtown is ~ a mile away; if you don't feel like walking, flag a $2 taxi. Parking. You can enjoy the music & crowds downtown, then come home our quiet neighborhood of Bachilleres where you'll sleep to the sounds of the sea.. $275/$325/$425 wk $40/50/$65nt Monthly Discounts
|Large studio (Sur) with Queen & Single bed. Slider door & view are behind me.|
Fine dining a few steps away at Da Luisa or try the neighborhood eateries a couple blocks farther. Within ten minutes walk are a variety of restaurants including Mango Cafe, Brisas, Manolitos, La Chatita, Green Verde, Kash Kechen Chuc, and the large department store-grocery , Chedraui. Visit marinas, bars, & beach clubs that are minutes away by bike or on foot. Attend Yoga classes a couple villas away at hotelito Casa Ixchel. Fresh juice, produce & tortillas a few blocks away in the village, as well as a variety of other stores and small local restaurants. It takes 20-30 minutes to walk downtown.```````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````
Full moon rising over the Caribbean
|Aug 1 10:45|
Aug 2 11:23
Aug 26 7:32
Aug 27 8:10
Aug 28 8:46
Aug 29 9:24
Aug 30 10:02
Aug 31 10:42
Painting by Pamela Haase
Sunset ~7:25 to ~7:05 (beginning vs end of month)
Sunrise ~6:20 to ~630
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It's whale shark tour season (thru mid September) and turtle nesting season (thru mid October).
Saturday, August 4 The Plogging volunteers will meet at the Mundaca Hacienda at 8am, and clean up from there until they reach Zama Beach Club, where they will enjoy soft drinks and fruit. A reminder to bring you reusable water bottle and to wear gym shoes.
Sunday, August 5 on the Town Square at 8p Dance troupes and singers from Isla Mujeres and Cancun....Noches Magicas!
Friday, August 17 Events celebrating the founding of the town TBA. Isla Mujeres was founded on August 17, 1850 as the town of Dolores, which is celebrated annually with events which include placing a wreath at the Cross in the Bay, and performances on the Town Square.
Sunday, August 26 The Circuito Maya race in Isla Mujeres will take place on Sunday, August 26, starting at 6:30am, with registration limited to 300 participants, and there will be 5k, 10k, and 15k categories. The kits will be available Saturday, August 25 from noon to 8p. The cost is 250 pesos for residents who present a voter registration card with an Isla Mujeres address and 400 pesos for others.
The Circuito Maya race in Isla Mujeres is the "Air" (Iik') element of the four races, which take place in four Pueblos Magicos in Quintana Roo and Yucatan. The other elements are Fire (K'aak'), Earth (Lu'um), and Water (Ha'). The other races are in Tulum, Bacalar, and Valladolid.
See website for more information: https://www.circuitomaya.mx/
Last year the Gastronomic Competition for Lionfish was held at the end of August.
Plogging events to clean up the island are held on Saturdays LINK and here's the Accion Isla LINK who are having events associated with project RESCATE.