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The week started off with watching the women's soccer (football) championships over at Anne and Davids house. Their neighbor was there who is Scottish and very funny. Steve would like him. Anne is a great cook and I always enjoy her meals. We drank plenty of wine too. :)
I played games at the LCS on Monday and learned how to play Mexican Train. Very fun game. I need to get a set for myself to play at home. Sitting around with a group ...
... and his friends and even managing to find a restaurant that made vegan pizza!
For my final day we had time to go visit the local pueblo magico, Calvillo, known for its delicious guavas - the tiny town is Mexico's biggest producer of the fruit. It was almost obligatory to sample the local produce so we did so in the form of paletas (ice lollies). Paleterias are a common sight in Mexico and stock agua fresca (flavoured waters with ...
... balance of the night. I think that a good time was had by all.
Tomorrow we're out on Lake Chapala in a pontoon boat. Even though the water level in the lake might be lower than normal Eloy is going to try and launch it. So we're meeting John at 10:30 and then we'll head out to the yacht club to see if we can get this going.
Updates will follow tomorrow.
... Giving up one's seat on a bus for the elderly, the blind, and pregnant women is common courtesy. 36. Mexicans call waiters joven (literally, young man) no matter how old they are. Call a female waitress "señorita" (miss) or "señora" (ma'am), if you know she is married. Ask for "la cuenta, por favor" (the check, please) when you want the bill; it's usually considered rude for a server to bring it before a customer asks for it. 37. Have a Little ...
... to go with them.
The Chapala street market is held every Monday with the Ajijic market on Wednesdays. It's a great spot to get your basic veggie needs and certain meats (if they're on ice) and fish - amazing prices with things like 2kgs of tomatoes - $1.00 (US) and Jumbo Shrimp - 2kg - $10.00.
Wednesday was my golf day at Country Club de Chapala with Randy and a few other local guys originally out of the U.S. Randy kindly ...