The Upcoming CARNAVAL EVENTS are....
Announcement for Sunday's events in the parks (from Friday)....Children are invited to enjoy a mini-concert and take photos with these characters on Sunday, for this event, "Playing With My Favorite Character", sponsored by the DIF, social service agency, at the listed parks & times.
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 8.....
Photos from IM Noticias.... "Mirada" Hotel being built near Nomads, along the road to Garrafon/Punta Sur, on >12,000 square meters of property.
(More News & Carnaval photos/video links BELOW)
Vintage photos of Isla Mujeres on Vimeo HERE, thanks to Temo Zurita.
These are screenshots from an Isla Mujeres promotional video from the 1990's, posted by Fernando Rodriguez Zapata on the Recuerdos de Isla Mujeres group.
Here are old photos of the Sultana del Mar (AKA "The Slow Ferry) of the former Magana ferry company. The first set are Before & After...when it was built and when it was no longer operational. The other photo is from the movie "Against All Odds", released in 1984.
WEDNESDAY, February 8.....
TUESDAY, Feb. 7.....
Screenshot from Noti Isla Mujeres quick video, about Monday's rain.
Screenshot from video. Unfortunately, one of the dogs was later killed in the line of duty, by a collapse.
SUNDAY, Feb. 5....
evening, young islanders competed, along with their talented comparsas,
and the winners were crowned in three age categories, as well as the
special King & Queen. HERE is a quick FB video. And HERE.
There's a ~1 minute FB Carnaval video HERE...Thank-you to David Amayo for these scenes from Carnaval so far, which has included various coronations with performances by their comparsas (dance troupes). First were the young people in three age categories and the special King & Queen. Next was the Senior King & Queen, then Saturday's Masked Gala, crowning the Queen of the Senoras.
There's a quick FB video HERE of the seniors celebrating Carnaval at the coronation of the Senior King & Queen, Lanchita I & Guadalupe de la Cruz I.
These are photos of Emily I, the 2023 Carnaval Young Children's Queen / Reina Infantil and her comparsa from the Al Son del Corazon Dance Academy.with Luna I, the other Children's Carnaval Queen/Reina Infantil, at Sunday evening's coronation event for the four young pairs of Kings and Queens. (There are two children's categories by age, the Youth (teen) King & Queen and the Special King & Queen. Then there's the Senior King & Queen, the Diversity Queen and the overall King & Queen.)
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
LINK to US National Hurricane Center