Christmas is in the Air at Lake Chapala, Mexico

December 21, 2011

Hi All, Greetings from Lake Chapala, Mexico the home of

Well Christmas is in the air. The stores are all gearing up to part us from our pesos with lots of  Christmas decorations to get us in the giving mood. Lakeside charaties are are all working hard to be sure that even the less fortunate among us have a good Christmas, Christmas is a big deal in most of the world, but it is really a big deal in Mexico where faith and familly come together at this special time of year.

One of the most prevelent icons is that of the Virgin Mary which goes by many diffrent names. One of the most common is the Virgin of Guadalupe.

In my research for this post I found a very interesting account of a religious service in Ajijic, Mexico. If you enjoy history you'll love it. If you're Catholic you'll love it. If you just enjoy the study of culture you'll love it too.

So, please click the this link and via the magic of the internet you'll be transported to a wonderful story of the faithful practicing their freedom of worship in Ajijic and in the Mountains above.

Remember to click your "back" button to return to our member site to read, listen and watch other great articles all about living at safe, beautiful and affordale Lake Chapala, Mexico.

All for now, Siempre tu amigo,


  • Yvonne

    Merry Christmas, Sid.
    I really enjoyed this last post and thanks for the tip about the Gula Roji as we will be driving in February. PV to Guadalajara to Chapala and back to PV.
    All the many links are so interesting. The story @ Pancho, El Mirador, etc, etc. YOu really outdid yourself with all of those. Many thanks!
    Here’s wishing you & your wife Happy Holidays.

  • Sid Grosvenor

    HI Yvonne,

    What a nice post. It’s nice comments like these that keep me going. I’ll pass along your Holidays wishes to my other half.

    Feliz Navidad y un Ano Propero a ti, tambien!

    Tu amigo, Sid

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