balcony at felipe carrillo puetro

This charmingly saggy balcony sits across from the Balam Na in Filipe Carrillo Puerto. This is quite near the spring that gave birth to the Talking Cross and was the fount of one of the longest-lasting revolutions ever.

The eye of Hurricane Dean passed about 60 miles south of here, but the bulk of the news reporting has focused on the sparing of the tourist hotels at Cancun.

UPDATE: Hurricane Robs Maya of Vital Fruit Trees