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December 22, 2012 · Announcements

Christmas at Lake Chapala – Ajijic

Christmas is a special time at Lake Chapala, Mexico. Yes, perhaps a bit more special than in other parts of the world. Lake Chapala – Ajijic still has a small town atmosphere; and like Mexico in general has resisted the commercialization of the celebration. Yes, presents are exchanged, but Santa Claus has not caught on […]

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.

November 24, 2010 · Living the Dream

Celebrating Thanksgiving with a Bang at Ajijic – Lake Chapala, Mexico

I want to let you know that Americans and Canadians living in or visiting Lake Chapala have a to be thankful for during the thanksgiving season..lots of great friends, great food and great low prices all in an environment of peace and transquility (wellmost of the time)…

November 3, 2010 · Announcements

Lake Chapala Cemeteries Come Alive with People !

So, now you know the story of how Mexican cemeteries at least for a few days each year come alive with people or you soon will when you read the entire article.

October 2, 2010 · News

Celebrate Freedom. Independence, and Patriotism at Lake Chapala

Retirees here at Lake Chapala celebrate Freedom, Independence and Patriotism every day.
Freedom from high property taxes , freedom from the burden of cold icy winters and or sportingly hot summers, and freedom from the ever escalating costs of health care to name just three.

We celebrate the independence we have found here to live life on our own terms without interference from the government.

April 4, 2010 · Living the Dream

Easter at Lake Chapala Ajijic… A special time.

Video showing Easter Celebrations at Lake Chapala Ajijic Mexico

December 24, 2009 · Announcements

Merry Christmas From the ChapalaClub Family to Yours!

We want to thank each and everyone of you for making it Christmas almost everyday for us here at Chapala Club. Here’s some videos I hope you enjoy. One beautiful and inspiring and the others are just for fun. Feliz Navidad a ti y a  tu famila, Sid

February 3, 2009 · News

Why do the Mexicans wait until Feb. 2nd to take down Christmas Decorations?

Why do you think the Mexicans wait until early February to take down Christmas decorations? Is this just part of the manana attitude? No this time there’s a religious reason behind their tardiness. It’s called “Día de la Candelaria or Candlemas” and is a Christian celebration celebrated all over Mexico. The celebrations vary from area […]

December 31, 2008 · Announcements

A Strange, but True, New Years Tradition at Lake Chapala Mexico !

A Strange, but True, New Years Tradition at Lake Chapala Ajijic, Mexico ! Did you know that many Mexican ladies believe the following: If a Mexican lady wants to be assured of love she wears red panties on New Year’s Eve. If she wants a good job and financial health she wears Yellow ones. If […]

November 10, 2008 · Announcements

Dia de los Muertos – All Souls Day at Lake Chapala Ajijic

Dia de los Muertos – All Souls Day at Lake Chapala Ajijic   Just a few days ago Chapala area cemeteries were alive with people. No, there was no miraculous resurrection. It was the very practical and not morbid at all (once you think about) day set aside each year all over Mexico to honor departed […]

August 31, 2008 · Announcements

El Grito: “The Shout !”

El Grito: “The Shout !” The big event this month at Lake Chapala – Ajijic is of course September 16th which is Independence day in Mexico. The Mexicans are very patriotic and there are various ceremonies, parades, and the night of September 15th the President of Mexico will give the trafitional “El Grito” (SHOUT ) […]

July 18, 2008 · Real Estate

“A First Thanksgiving At Lake Chapala”

“Dear Sid & Arcelia Thank you two so much for sharing our first Thanksgiving in Mexico, it made it so special for us. We all have much to be thankful for but this year we are especially thankful for Sid and Arcelia, for making this life altering move so much simpler. Sid; you do so […]

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