Hotel El Tapatio & Resort
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... Ajijic go to both Tonala and Tlaquepaque when shopping for furniture for their new Mexican casa. If you need anything from furniture to lighting fixtures this is the place at a pretty good prices.
First on the list was lunch - we went to Restaurante Casa Fuerte where we ordered their infamous Tamarind Margarita's - spectacular. Lunch was amazing as well. From there we hit ...
... sun and elements. Every spring, the day after equinox, people come to these sites and hold ceremonies to acquire "energy" from the elements. The circular pyramids are also thought to be cosmograms, representing the mythological structure of the universe.
The Teuchitlán Culture, like many other Mesoamerican cultures, had its own ball game which were played on one of several ball courts. The game is started ...
... and unlike in the US if well behaved most are welcome to outdoor dining places. Our meals, George ordered Eggs Florentine and me Eggs Benedict were fantastic. We both chose the cappuccino frio to accompany. The cold frothy sweet coffee drink hit the spot. Tradition bread, hot sauce and onions were brought to the table first then our main entrees. Afterwards it seemed like we walked for miles in the pleasant 74 degree cool air taking in ...
... and went to a tapas and wine bar right down the street from where we live. So delicious! And we had a bonus... Four wandering musicians dropped in and played some beautiful music - an amazing violinist, a drummer and two guitarists. What a lovely evening for us.
Five years ago, Chris and I visited one of Lake Chapala's three islands, the island of Mezcala. The ruins of an old prison which is located on the island make it an interesting place to visit. It ...
... sights and smells. Mom would come out of one store saying you
have to see this, then Dad would come out of the next store saying
you have to see that, then Cathie and I would say wait until you see
some other sculpture.
The gps has more then paid for itself.
It really helped leaving Tlaquepaque this morning, then navigating us
to the Walmart in Leon, and also finding Mom and ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Fitness/Health center
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