Ajijic

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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Why Ajijic, Mexico?

CLIMATE A mile above sea level, with clean, clear air/breezes from all directions each day. Temperatures in the 70s every day of the year, low humidity. National Geographic rates this village as having the #2 best climate in the world. Rains only in summer and mostly only at night. Never worry about getting wet! SERVICES …

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Ajijic Videos

AJIJIC VIDEOS Enjoy these videos of ajijic, which show its people, traditions, festivals and the beauty of its town.   Ajijic Culture, Art, Music and Tradition Ajijic’s Artistic Talent VII Festival Sangre Viva 2020 New Year Parade Ajijic, Jalisco, Mexico – 2019 Dia de Reyes, Ajijic 2019 Chili Cook – off 2019 Carnival parade in …

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Ajijic: location, meaning, history, art, festivities, videos and articles.

Welcome to Ajijic The largest North American retirement community in Mexico! MEANING “In pre-conquest times, Ajijic (Ah-ee-heec) was spelled Axixique or Axixic (pronounced “Ah-she-sheek.”) The final “c” was pronounced by Spanish rules, but whenever anyone pronounces it, people in these parts know he is a stranger. Ajijic means “The Place Where the Water Springs Forth” …

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