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Ajijic Tianguis

By Catherine A. MacKenzie Early Wednesday morning transforms an ordinary street in Ajijic into a party among strangers. Inside, the tight air tries to shed itself of the fused flavours of flowers and fried fat. My sweaty palms grasp my purse with the concealed pesos to my chest, in an attempt to protect it from …

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I Live In Ajijic

By Neill James (Ed. Note: The following article was first published in 1946 in the magazine Modern Mexico. Ms. James, known as the “Godmother of Ajijic,” set many of her charming stories and books here at Lakeside.) Ajijic is an old, old village. Our solidly built Franciscan Church bears the date when it was finished: …

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