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Riding the Copalita River

By Renee Biernacki for The Eye Magazine If you’ve ever been to Playa La Bocana and strolled down this little gem you will find where the Copalita River runs down from the Sierra Madre into the Pacific. The waters of the Copalita flow through deep canyons with rich and abundant jungle vegetation and high cliff […]

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The Village Pharmacy: The Neem or Tea Tree

Neem (Azadirachta indica) or “tea tree” is a medicinal tree found in several regions of Mexico and locally in Huatulco. The Neem tree is originally from India and Burma and was introduced in Mexico in tropical and subtropical areas. It is an evergreen member of the Mahogany tree family Meliaceae. According to ancient texts, the tree […]

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Oh, the Salty, Salty Sea

By Julie Etra for The Eye Magazine Salt content of the seas and oceans varies as do the types of salts they contain. The simple definition of a salt is any chemical compound formed from the reaction of an acid with a base, or cations (positively charged ions) and anions (negatively charged ions), to produce […]

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