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OK, I have to rant. Why, oh why, does Playa del Carmen not celebrate Carnaval at the same time as every other city/village/island in Mexico? And why, is it so hard to post an accurate itinerary of events, in a timely manner? I make every effort to read Read More...
Last Friday, the pre-school classes of El Papalote School, Playgroup through K3, gathered near Calle Corazon for a bicycle parade down 5th Avenue in Playa del Carmen. In the spirit of Carnaval, the children were all in costume, their bikes decorated accordingly, Read More...
If you've ever been to a fair here in Playa, then you know how much fun they can be. Frankly, only one time have I ever actually found anything I though was actually worth buying. Nevertheless, they are very entertaining, a great people watching opportunity Read More...
Friday morning, the primary and secondary students at El Papalote School competed against eachother in an abbreviated track and field meet. The top finishers in each event will be going on to represent Comunidad El Papalote in a large inter-scholastic Read More...
We had a tough decision to make this year when choosing our Superbowl venue for this year. The re-opening of the bar at Mom's Hotel by our good pal and favorite German, Jurgen, meant that this year, the event would be shown in several of our usual Read More...
While slightly less chaotic than Thursday night's crowd, Saturday was another great night at Captain Dave's Bad Boys Bar on the Beach in Playa del Carmen. All the tables on the beach filled up again, but there was at least a little room inside Read More...
Or not. The special free concert scheduled for last night in the Municipal Plaza seemed to fall decidely flat, at least to this seasoned concert goer's ears. The authorities had anticipated crowds in excess of 10,000 but, I am quite sure, far fewer Read More...
Sometimes, the best nights out with the girls DON"T actually involve shooters, dancing on bars and losing you clothes at the beach! Wait, actually NONE of my nights out have EVER involved ANY of those things (not that I can remember, anyway). But, Read More...
Big news for all of you following the physical, intellectual and emotional development of my children! Psst...that's you Grandma ;) Cole received his yellow belt in Tae Kwon Do today in a small ceremony at El Papalote School. I was fortunate to be Read More...
Yesterday, while Cole and I were out and about gathering a few last pictures to complete this month's Playa del Carmen Construction Update , we took a break and stopped in for a bite at Kool Fish Marisqueria on 5th and 38th. I hadn't heard too Read More...
I'm not one for New Years resolutions, but one of the things I am going to make a concerted effort to improve is my photography. I enjoy it, and lord knows we certainly have plenty of great photo opportunities. For Christmas, my adorable husband loaded Read More...
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