Lake Chapala

Día de Muertos, or Day of the Dead

Día de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, is a celebration of life and death. While the holiday originated in Mexico, it is celebrated all over Latin America with colorful calaveras (skulls) and calacas (skeletons). Enjoy this video of Day of the Dead in Lake Chapala! https://www.youtube.com/embed/_HLwJf_cO48 A Uniquely Mexican Holiday By Herbert W. Piekow Many people think of Día de...

La Catrina

La Catrina has become an icon of the Mexican Día de Muertos, or Day of the Dead. Dressing as a "Catrina" is a popular costume in Day of the Dead celebrations in Mexico. Catrinas typically feature "sugar skull" make-up. La Calavera Catrina or Catrina Calavera Garbancera is a 1910–1913 zinc etching by the Mexican printmaker, cartoon illustrator and lithographer José Guadalupe Posada. She is...

El Tepalo – Ajijic, Jalisco

El Tepalo is a place one must visit during the rainy season. 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 step in a refresh oneself on these hot days.The trail is not very long and is fairly easy to hike, although there...

Viva México!

Mexican Independence Day All the color and joy that this day represents in Mexico. Independence Day is one of Mexico’s biggest and most-proud-to-be-Mexican of holidays. https://www.youtube.com/embed/pmGp1EsD39A Ajijic Real Estate Information Chapala Real Estate...

A Walk Through The Streets Of Ajijic

COBBLESTONE STREETS OF AJIJIC Something that makes Ajijic special and gives it that magical touch are its cobblestone streets. Besides being beautiful they also have many benefits. Some of them are for example, they regulate the temperature and maintains it cooler than if it was paved, during the rainy season it helps filter the water a lot quicker, it also helps avoid motorists from speeding and thus...

Mexican folklore at Lake Chapala

https://www.youtube.com/embed/EYkYIjJjVjM Mexican folklore at Lake Chapala Mexico is synonymous with bright colors, songs, dances, ceremonies, fireworks, original costumes and an inexhaustible cascade of surprises in gastronomy and events. Ajijic Real Estate Information Chapala Real Estate...

Ajijic Murals

Ajijic is a town of murals. Ajijic is a town of artists and this can be seen in the artistic expression of the creators of these paintings full of colors, history, tradition and creativity. Many local artists became famous, their art adorning buildings both in Ajijic and in the surrounding communities. Ajijic Real Estate Information Chapala Real Estate...

Ajijic

Aerial video of Ajijic, Jalisco, Mexico "The Place Where the Water Springs Forth"  In 1522, the Spanish Olid Expedition reached the eastern shores of what is today called Lake Chapala. When it arrived, its leader, Captain Avalos, met with little resistance. A royal grant from the king of Spain gave joint ownership of the area to Avalos, who was a cousin of Hernan Cortez. Soon other...

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