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March 24, 2013 · News

Palm Sunday at Lake Chapala

Experience via the magic of video a once a year pre Easter celebration tradition called Palm Sunday.

October 24, 2012 · Announcements

Mexican Culture – Group Oriented Thinking

Learn how important team work (group orientation) is to Mexican people to your advantage.

October 17, 2012 · Living the Dream

Learning About Mexican Culture: Space Needs

Learn about the ‘Space Needs” or lack there of in Mexican Culture with real life examples.

October 10, 2012 · Living the Dream

So You Want to Learn More About Mexican Culture?

This is the first in a series of planned articles on understanding the Mexican Culture.

August 22, 2012 · Living the Dream

How Not to Be the Ugly Gringo

Don’t be mislead by the this article is not about your personal appearance. But, if you use what you learn it may well improve the way you’re seen by others here at Lake Chapala. Don;t miss the short beautiful video included as well!

July 25, 2012 · Videos

A Taste of Guadalajara Nightlife for You !

Here’s a sneak peek at a private party by a member of my wife’s family at a Guadalajara night spot/

December 21, 2011 · Announcements

Christmas is in the Air at Lake Chapala, Mexico

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 […]

July 1, 2011 · Announcements

Canada Day & 4th of July at Lake Chapala

Sid shares his views on the cultural interaction that helps make Lake Chapala a wonderful place to live.

May 11, 2011 · Living the Dream

Ballet Folclorico Performs at Lake Chapala

Experience the pageantry, the beauty, and the stirring rhythms of Ballet Folclorico in this video shot on location at the Ajijic Auditorio. The next best thing to being there.

March 30, 2011 · Living the Dream

Carnaval Time at Lake Chapala-Ajijic

Carnaval Time at Lake Chapala. One of the fun things associated with Carnaval (I used the Spanish spelling) time in Mexico is the parade. This article tells about the roots of Carnaval in Mexico and follows up with a fun video.

February 19, 2011 · Living the Dream

Cowboys Strut Their Stuff at Lake Chapala, Mexico

It’s common to see people riding horses in our area. Heck, we even have horses for rent at very reasonable prices right in the middle of a very upscale neighborhood here called La Floresta.

So, if you love horses (and almost everyone does) then sit back and enjoy the horse show and cowboys and cowgirls showing off some find horseflesh.

December 18, 2010 · Announcements

Let’s Celebrate an Old Time Style Christmas Season at Lake Chapala, Mexico

A popular drink served at Christmas is a type of fruit drink made with a variety of fresh fruit not unlike the spice teas many North Americans serve at their parties.

Yes, sometimes the drink is spiked with a little tequila, rum, or brandy.

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