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|Today Q Roo will switch from yellow to orange on the national light, which doesn't affect tourism activities. |
C-19 testing is available from Clinica Medica Isla-Dra Xhanat Tze Mora, who speaks English and they'll collect the specimen at your rental, with results in 12-24 hours, prices below for Antigen & PCR testing. Link-- https://www.facebook.com/medicaisla or phone +52 998 233 1054 for appointment.
Vaccination stages for residents, the bottom says they expect to attain national coverage before the end of 2021 and the operation will be completed in the first trimester of 2022. The first group are front line C19 workers and the second includes other health care workers and those who are 60 years and older.
The municipal government has been conducting a campaign to raise awareness about the importance of eliminating violence against women and girls, which includes providing phone numbers for complaints or timely assistance: 998 229 4411 and 911, said Norma Bacab Garrido, Director of IMM, (the Municipal Women's Institute). The CDH (Commission on Human Rights) will hold a Zoom conference about prevention of violence against women on Monday, Jan. 25 (time isn't given, it's in Spanish). The signs say "I join in putting an end to violence against women".
MaraVilla Caribe Bed & Beach
Four rentals with large glass doors overlooking our white
sand beach and
the beautiful Caribbean sea, with
kitchenettes & fast WIFI. In the upscale
neighborhood of Bachilleres,
convenient to downtown
the colonias, yet
separate. Quiet & Private.
amenities include hammocks,
chairs, beach towels,
washer & dryer, loungers, shared bikes, BBQ grill, and safes. Panoramic
views from the
rooftop terrace. Large sliding doors open to a patio &
the white sand backyard-beach, overlooking the Caribbean sea. Downtown
is ~ a mile away; we're on
all four bus routes or flag a $3 taxi. Off street parking. In the quiet
neighborhood of Bachilleres, sleep to the sounds of the sea.. $275/$325/$425 wk $40/50/$65nt
Fine dining a few steps away at Da Luisa or try the neighborhood eateries a couple blocks farther. We provide a list of links & direction to over 20 eateries within ten minutes walk, including Mango Cafe, Mike's Pizza, Brisas, Rosa Sirena, Coco Jaguar, Manolitos, La Chatita, Green Verde, Kash Kechen Chuc, and the large department store-grocery Chedraui & the local craft brewery. Visit marinas, bars, & beach clubs that are minutes away by bike or on foot. Attend Yoga classes a couple villas away at Casa Ixchel. Fresh juice, produce & tortillas a few blocks away in the village, as well as a variety of other stores.```````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````
Full moon Jan 28 Thursday 6:40p
Jan 29 Friday at 7:41p
Jan 30 Saturday at 8:41p
Jan 31 Sunday at 9:40p
Feb 1 Monday at 10:39p
Sunset 6:21-6:37 (beginning vs end of month)
Public events have been suspended due to C-19. Holidays have featured online competitions and events.
Jan. 6 Dia de los Tres Reyes/Three Kings Day
The Thor Heyerdahl traveling school-sailboat normally visits in late January-early February with about three dozen high school students on board. Under the tutelage of the experienced crew, the students learn to work together, sailing and navigating, as well as receiving their normal lessons. They sail from Germany to the Caribbean, but it's very possibly suspended this year.
Sources for Weather Information:
LINK to Civil Protection Q Roo weather bulletin (Spanish)
LINK to Mexico National Weather Service (Spanish)
LINK to satellite images for the Mexico National Weather Service
LINK to GOES East Band 16 GIF (animation)
LINK to a private weather station on Isla Mujeres