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Sunshine in Lake Chapala, and lots of it!


Just read that in Seattle (I'm from Washington state) that they've now had 41 consecutive days without a sunny day. Read and weep:


Meanwhile, here at Lake Chapala, Mexico (just south of the Guadalajara International Airport) we've had 191 consecutive days…


Added by Thomas Hellyer on April 7, 2011 at 5:30pm — 2 Comments

USA Today article looks inside the violence stats in Mexico....

Finally the American Mainstream Media comes up with a more rational discussion regarding the cartel violence in Mexico. Without further ado here is the link so you can check it out yourself:

Added by Thomas Hellyer on August 11, 2010 at 8:42pm — No Comments

Lake Chapala: The #1 Place to Live and Retire in Mexico

I'm always singing the praises of living in the Lake Chapala / Ajijic area of Mexico, but I could be biased, especially being a real estate professional here. So, I really like it when an objective article comes out!

Cheers, Thomas
Lake Chapala Real Estate

Excerpt from the a recent article by Johnny Punish:…

Added by Thomas Hellyer on August 10, 2010 at 8:30pm — 2 Comments



Added by Thomas Hellyer on July 22, 2010 at 12:44pm — No Comments

Questions about Mexican Customs? What can I bring into Mexico? What about my car? Go to the source!

This website (see link below) seems to answer most questions about what you can and can't bring into Mexico. Of course, it always comes down to what the individual that attends to you thinks, but at least this is in writing!!

Cheers, Thomas

Added by Thomas Hellyer on September 10, 2009 at 11:36am — No Comments

Living at Lake Chapala.

Writing from the garden of our real estate office in Ajijic (a village on the shores of Lake Chapala) on a lovely Friday afternoon in August, temperature about 83 degrees, a cold Corona in my hand....

I live in work in Lake Chapala, the largest lake in Mexico. We have the largest population of Americans anywhere outside of the US and we expect many more of the baby boomers to make their way down here. Some of the main reasons that people move here are:

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Added by Thomas Hellyer on August 7, 2009 at 10:30pm — 2 Comments

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