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I'll translate these tomorrow, but wanted to publish the May events schedule. Most of this information has already been translated: #1 is about the Mobility Institute impounding nine golf carts, #2 is the municipality opposing the Mia Bungalows & suspending the project while the City reviews its legal options and the Federal permits, #3 is the International Sanitary Unit that reviews foreign boats now has offices at the Maritime Terminal, and #4 is that Ultramar is pushing out the competition, according to Por Esto
Noti Isla Mujeres has three photos of the municipal police painting a speed bump along prolongacion Rueda Medina.
La Tertulia has an announcement with information for Mexican men & women who might be interested in preregistering online to receive higher education from a Naval university.
No other updates on the local sites this morning: Tvisla Mujeres Isla Mujeres Al Dia IM Noticias
There are no press releases on the Municipal FB site until after the election, in compliance with the law.
|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 & fast 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,bikes, BBQ grills, safes, 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
May 18 7:20
May 19 8:19
May 20 9:16
May 21 10:10
May 22 11:01
May 23 11:48
Painting by Pamela Haase
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On Saturdays at 8a-10a, Plogging events to clean up the island are held, meetup locations at this LINK . Bring your refillable bottle & they'll supply gloves, water, & bags, Here's the Accion Isla LINK
Wednesday nights at 8:45p, a new bicycling group invite people to join them for healthy recreation, meeting at Juarez & Abasolo. Lights required, helmet recommended. LINK
On Thursdays 3p-8p, Artists Fairs are held in front of the Casa de la Cultura on the back street Guerrero at the cross street Abasolo, weather permitting, usually discontinue around this time of year
In May fishermen in this region are banned from catching Lobster, Octopus, Conch & Shark Lobsters kept in captivity continue to be available, along with frozen tails. LINK
Tuesday, April 30 Children's Day
Tuesday, April 30 Comedy event in Spanish benefiting several local children battling cancer.
Wednesday, May 1 Labor Day. Banks, schools, government offices, and similar businesses will be closed. Most tourism businesses will be open, as will Chedraui.
Sunday, May 5 "Cinco de Mayo" commemorates a battle against the French in Puebla & is mostly celebrated in bars by folks from the US.
Monday, May 6 Civic ceremony on the first Monday of each month, usually on the Town Square at 9a.
Friday, May 10 Mother's Day
Wednesday, May 15 Whale shark tour season begins and continues until mid-September. Turtle nesting season is from May-October.
Saturday & Sunday May 18 & 19: Cosme Magana International fishing tournament with over a million pesos in prizes. Deadline for registration is the Friday night Captain's Dinner. (The women's tournament "La Dorada Del Caribe 2019" will be held June 28 & 29.)