Lake Chapala

Day of the dead in Ajijic

Day of the dead in Ajijic In Ajijic, the day of the dead was celebrated with a colorful and spectacular parade, altars and beautiful catrinas in the main square and its surroundings. https://youtu.be/ySY4L1LhHlE The Dia de Muertos parade is held in the afternoon / evening of November 2. That, in years past before 2021, left the cemetery and ended up in the Ajijic square with various...

Jocotepec Plaza

Jocotepec Plaza

Jocotepec square (plaza) is one of the beautiful ones on the Lake Chapala area. It is a picturesque and colorful traditional square of a town in Mexico. Jocotepec is located at the western end of Lake Chapala.  https://youtu.be/oMM8LNdcFV0 Present day Jocotepec has a population of about 18,000. Between five and seven percent are expats, most of them living in private properties and gated...

San Nicolás de Ibarra – Lake Chapala

The town of San Nicolás de Ibarra is located on the shore of Lake Chapala between the town of Santa Cruz de la Soledad and San Juan Tecomatlán, about 15 minutes from the city of Chapala. A town that still preserves the characteristics of an agricultural town, with its beautiful customs and traditions of...

Lake Chapala Artists

The CCA (Centro Cultural de Ajijic) has been opening its doors to the Ajijic comunity for 17 years, always offering many art activities varying from youth classical music concerts to puppet presentations, to numerous plays, as well as rotating visual art exhibitions, this center always has something to offer the community. https://youtu.be/-owYnrwH_SU Besides their ongoing special events which are...

El Tepalo in Ajijic, Water Falls and Nature

We are very fortunate to have just literally steps from the village El Tepalo. It is a place one must visit during the rainy season (between June and September). Besides being all green and lush, there is a creek in which the water level varies depending on how much it rained in the previous days – the more rain the more water. El Tepalo offers you several waterfalls and pools where one can...

Santa Cruz de la Soledad

Take a look at this video about Santa Cruz de la Soledad, a beautiful town near Chapala full of culture and traditions. https://youtu.be/VPXuTOpnVgE Santa Cruz de la Soledad is a small town in the municipality of Chapala located within the limits of Lake Chapala in the state of Jalisco, at an approximate altitude of 1,540 m above sea level, and with a population of 1,723 inhabitants (1995...

Mural La Magia de Ajijic

Ajijic Mural

A mural is an artistic technique painted on walls, Ajijic is a town with beautiful murals on the streets painted by famous and talented local...

San Antonio Fiesta

San Antonio Tlayacapan Fiesta

Beautiful San Antonio Tlayacapan! This peaceful town is located between Chapala and Ajijic, it keeps the culture and traditions of the town. You can find it as the ideal place to live and retire....

San Juan Cosala Fiesta

San Juan Cosalá – Patron Saint Festivities

Mexican culture and traditions!! On June 24, San Juan Cosalá celebrates its Fiesta Patronal, honoring Saint John the Baptist with fireworks, castillo, games, music, dance, typical Mexican food and drink. https://youtu.be/FBGbZ0hjTWA The town people gather at the plaza with friends and family and spend the evening having a good time. There is always live music every night and entertainment for...

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