Have a Very Isla Christmas posted by on December 24, 2015

We are spending Christmas Eve Day at one of our favorite places. The island of Isla Mujeres. While on the ferry boat the guitar player gave us his rendition of the classic Christmas tune…..Jingle Bell Rock. Enjoy this little Christmas Video. We want to thank all our viewers for stopping by and also to wish each and every one of you a Very Merry Christmas and a Happy Joyous and Healthy New Year. Join us in wishing for Peace in the World.

Seagrass in Puerto Morelos, Mx. posted by on August 23, 2015

Yesterday afternoon we drove to Puerto Morelos to have lunch at Pelicanos restaurant. Afterwards we took a walk on the beach to see what the seagrass situation would be like. Unfortunately it’s not good. The incoming waves were loaded with seagrass. There were several heaps of seagrass piled on the beach from the cleanup efforts. At least a effort is being made to gather it up. The smell was not an issue. To swim you have to wade through the seagrass for 3-4 meters to get past it to clear water. The beach was empty so even the locals aren’t coming out at least not on Saturday afternoon. Here are some photos.

 
From Pelicanos restaurant looking towards the pier.
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You can see that the beach is pretty much empty……
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The piles of accumulated seagrass and the tire tracks of the heavy equipment being used to scrape it all up……
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Incoming seagrass in the waves….
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Close up of the sargassum seagrass….
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Looking back away from the shoreline…..
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Well the hot weather continues and so does the drought. We haven’t had any substantial rainfall for almost 3 months. It has also been the hottest July and August since we moved here 8 years ago. We aren’t complaining just reporting it.