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Day of the Dead Celebrations in Ajijic Mexico November 2021

After nearly 2 years of suspensions due to COVID19, the Day of the Dead celebrations were finally able to be resumed in November of 2021. Most of the Lake Chapala community has been vaccinated after the Mexican federal Government has completed vaccination for most people between 18 and up, so the Municipality on Chapala authorized local cemeteries to re-open to accept visitors on Day of the Dead and for...

Trick or Treat & Halloween in Ajijic Lake Chapala Mexico 2021

Although the official Tradition in Mexico is Day of the Dead, which is also widely celebrated in Ajijc & Chapala on November 2nd of every year, the popular American tradition "Halloween", where kids go trick or treating asking for Candy has been adopted by the Mexicans at Lakeside. The Locals love taking their kids trick or treating for Halloween to all the popular communities where most expats live,...

History of The Day of the Dead Wall by Efren Gonzalez in Ajijic Mexico

Ajijic Mexico takes great pride in its Day of the Dead celebrations, every November 2nd you will see wonderful decorations in town, the locals visiting the cemetery to spend this special day with their deceased loved ones and of course candlelit altars honoring the dead. One of Ajijic's most famous Murals is by Maestro Efren Gonzalez and known to everyone as" The Day of the Dead Wall" on Marcos Castellanos...

What Visa do I need to Buy or Sell Property in Lake Chapala Mexico? ( Part 4)

Access Lake Chapala has put together a detailed Video Series regarding the most “Common questions when moving to Lake Chapala Mexico & Investing in Real Estate”. It covers many topics that we are constantly asked about and also shows you step by steps processes we go through with our clients when they decide to purchase property in the Ajijic & Lake Chapala Mexico area. You can also see our...

The Balloon Regatta (Globos) in Ajijic Mexico 2021

Yet another year has past since this well known popular tradition has been officially canceled due to COVID19. In 2020 it was also completely canceled, since the pandemic was in fill force during that year. The town was hopeful that the Ajijic Balloon Regatta "Globos"tradition for 2021 would continue, and all was looking as such, since many restrictions were lightened due to so many people receiving their...

What is the Process of Buying a Home in Lake Chapala Mexico? ( Part 3)

Access Lake Chapala has put together a detailed Video Series regarding the most “Common questions when moving to Lake Chapala Mexico & Investing in Real Estate”. It covers many topics that we are constantly asked about and also shows you step by steps processes we go through with our clients when they decide to purchase property in the Ajijic & Lake Chapala Mexico area. You can also see our...

The “El Tepalo” Ajijic Mexico Waterfall in August 2021

The "El Tepalo" is Ajijic's most popular Waterfall, that seasonally flows with water sometimes starting as early as June and can last all the way up until September. After a heavy nights rainfall, most Ajijic  locals already sense that the Tepalo will have running water. Getting their hiking shoes ready they head for a Donuts shop at the popular "Donas Donuts" and then start the hike up to see the...

Closing costs for Buying Property in Lake Chapala Mexico? (Series Part 2)

Access Lake Chapala has put together a detailed Video Series regarding the most “Common questions when moving to Lake Chapala Mexico & Investing in Real Estate”. It covers many topics that we are constantly asked about and also shows you step by steps processes we go through with our clients when they decide to purchase property in the Ajijic & Lake Chapala Mexico area. You can also see our...

Can a Foreigner Buy Real Estate in Lake Chapala Mexico? (Series Part 1)

Access Lake Chapala has put together a detailed Video Series regarding the most "Common questions when moving to Lake Chapala Mexico & Investing in Real Estate". It covers many topics that we are constantly asked about and also shows you step by steps processes we go through with our clients when they decide to purchase property in the Ajijic & Lake Chapala Mexico area. You can also see our...

Tacos “Taqueria” Chuy in downtown Chapala Mexico

Taqueria “Chuy” is great recommendation that Access Lake Chapala wants to share with you, we encourage the local business and we want to make sure you always taste our local food gems. Jose de Jesus Zepeda Gonzalez, started his small taco business along with his wife Gloria 30 years ago with a small taco stand on the main avenue of Chapala. Man at Taco stand in Chapala Mexico As soon as the...

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