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On Monday, I was invited to attend a conference with local environmental groups presenting their various projects to the local media and representatives from the Office of Environmental Affairs for the Municipal Government of Solidaridad. Held in the grand auditorium of the Municipal Plaza, six eco initiatives were presented for the consideration of the assembly including Ak Lu'um International School and their 1st annual "Eco-Reto", a challenge for local families to design and build the best eco-friendly toy. Read More...
Recently, my pal Mitch and I enrolled in an interesting conference to be held over a weekend at the nearby Hacienda Tres Rios Resort . Having had the good fortune to be a guest at the resort for previous events, I had a feeling that this would be an interesting Read More...
Unbelievably, somehow, I have managed to spend six years in Playa del Carmen with small children and NEVER managed to visit Crococun . So, when the 1st grade class at El Papalote School solicited chaperones for a field trip to the small eco-zoo and reptile Read More...
The name aside, when you go for a meal at La Cueva del Chango, one of Playa del Carmen most recognized and best loved restaurants, you don't really expect to be sharing a meal with regional primates. But, that's just what happened this week when Read More...
Birdie and I rose early this morning, roused by the cacophony of the sounds coming from the jungle around us. After a failed attempt to connect to the internet, we joined the boys for a delicious breakfast of fresh fruit and omelets. Cole and friend Breakfast Read More...
Welcome to the Kinnon Family Road Trip 2010! Day 1 of our itinerary brought us from Playa del Carmen to Calakmul, a ruin site of great cultural significance in the Classic Period, located in the state of Campeche. We made great time moving south on 307, Read More...
Recently, Cole's class at Papalote took a field trip to visit Rancho Guadalupana and the local riding club in Playa del Carmen. The students were greeted by club owner and well regarded instructor Francisco (Paco) Mogallon who toured the group through Read More...
Yesterday, the kids had a day off from school to celebrate (early) Benito Juarez' birthday, so I packed them and their bikes into the Xterra and we set off on a much needed adventure. Our first stop was Coba , about an hour and a half from Playa del Read More...
Life has been very kid-centric lately with Birdie's friend Adriel visiting from Maine. Last week, we managed an after school trip to Cenote Azul, one of our childrens' favorite places. We packed a few towels, goggles and a picnic lunch. Everything Read More...
I've spent the weekend at home with a nasty cold and missing out on several events I was really looking forward too. Rob's been busy working. The kids have been out stirring up trouble in our Campestre neighborhood. So, it's been kinda quiet 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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