Let’s Take a Walk In Downtown Chapala

June 1, 2013


Today I want to share a video from a few years ago of a short walk along the main drag in the City of Chapala. This is the heart and soul of everyday living in Chapala. There are nice, but modest Mexican homes just off the main drag from where the video was made.

A few blocks past the market where this video ends is the modern, beautiful Malecon (boardwalk) not unlike the one in Puerta Vallarta which is a just over a half day drive away via a toll road when you feel the call for a bit of beach time.

If you can’t imagine shopping along the street in the video you can always go to Wal-Mart or Soriana ( a Mexican Big Box Store) in Chapala, but of course the fresh foods are fresher and likely less expensive at the Central market or along the street we visited in the video.

If you have questions about anything “Lake Chapala” please let me here from you.

Send me an e mail to Sid@ChapalaClub.com.

Now, sit back , relax, and enjoy this video which has been viewed 3,320 times already.
All for now, Siempre tu amigo, Sid

  • mike

    What American papers can i find ads for sale TVs and Printers in??

  • Sid Grosvenor

    Hi Mike, At Lake Chapala we just have one English Language local paper called “The Guadalajara Reporter”. You can find printers and TV sets for sale at WalMart, Sorianna and a few independent shops in the Lake Chapala area.

  • Gilly

    I am considering a couple of months early 2014 in Chapala, Ajijic and am wondering whether there is any Argentine tango (lessons and milongas) here. I have been a student of Argentine tango for two years and want to continue my lessons, and practicas whilst I am away. Thanks.

  • Sid Grosvenor

    Hi Gilly, Great Question. There are Tango lessons from time to time at
    Lake Chapala. Usually held at the Ajijic Plaza Cultural Center.

    Not sure at this point if lessons will be available when you plan to visit.

    I hope there are. I love the Tango. I don’t dance it yet, but have been a fan of the dance and music for many years. If I learn more will alert you.

    Tu amigo, Sid

  • Gilly

    Hi Sid, Thanks for your response. I’ll contact the Ajijic Plaza Cultural Centre to see if they have information about possible teachers for private lessons, plus any group events that might be planned.

  • Sid Grosvenor

    Hi Again Gilly, The teachers of the group lessons if I recall correctly were from Guad. and they did offer private lessons. I’d start with small group lessons. Keep us posted. Tu smigo, Sid

  • Gilly

    Hi Sid, You wouldn’t know how I could contact them, would you?

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