Tag Archives: Chapala Jalisco

What Should I Bring with Me?

One of the things that we expats in Mexico (and probably expats anywhere) get asked constantly via web boards is “What should I bring with me and what should I leave behind when I move?”  While expats as individuals have … Continue reading

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Life in Joco: Errand Day

While most of the things I need and/or want can be purchased right here in Joco, sometimes an errand day to Chapala and/or pueblos in between is required (as, occasionally, is one to Guadalajara). Last week, my friend Kathi and … Continue reading

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What’s New, Pussycat?

One of my least favorite Woody Allen movies is “What’s New Pussycat?“.   But, boy, the title is catchy; isn’t it?  And, ye gods, what a come down for Peter O’Toole from “Lawrence of Arabia”! However, this is not about … Continue reading

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Take a Break, Driver 8 (or Driver 1 in this case)

You will remember from my previous post that I’ve been in the process of getting a Mexican driver’s license since my Arizona license is going to expire next week on my birthday.  My friend Antonio and I had done most … Continue reading

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A Place to Live in Concepcion de Buenos Aires, Jalisco, Mexico

I’m having a great time going through my photos and looking back at my time here in Mexico since I arrived almost exactly four years ago.  So I’m going to continue this stroll down memory lane, but with more of … Continue reading

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More Pictures!

Well, it seems like you enjoyed the pictures without my musings or yammering on. So here are some more of my favorites.  Enjoy! Here is one of the marchers in the Virgin of Guadalupe fiesta parade in San Juan Cosala: … Continue reading

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Joco Tianguis, part whatever

I know you haven’t heard from me for a long time, but just wanted to reassure you that following that scorpion sting….or whatever it was….I’m still alive, although it still hurts me to type for any length of time.  About half … Continue reading

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Joco tianguis, August 2011

Once a week, in just about every pueblo or town around Lake Chapala, Jalisco, Mexico … and likely the same in all other pueblos and towns in Mexico …. there is a tianguis.  A tianguis is an open air market … Continue reading

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