Travel Blogs from Tonala
... or four large swimming pools, tennis
courts, water slide, laundry and limited wi fi. I find them a little costly for
a Mexican RV park. They cost $6, 300 ($500 US) pesos a month or $1,650 ($125) a
week. It would be a bargain in the U.S.,
but compared to $4,500 at Roca Azul, and even $5,500 on the Caribbean,
Chimulco is steep for Mexico.
When we arrived on
Thursday, there were about 10 or 12 RV’s in a separated area of about 50 ...
... Type A personality. I was the
competitive guy that used to take on many different projects and would get
stressed out with details, making sure that each one of those projects would
get done, and get done on time. Not only would I have high expectations for
myself, I would also expect anyone close to me to be the same way.
I used to not like to wait for things, and I especially
hated not knowing what I would be doing ...
... to him. So, we volunteered to locate Dimitar and get word back to our friend in the U.S. Dimitar is a Bulgarian born artist that is well known in this artistic village of Ajijic, so finding his home was not a problem. We spoke with him at his home near the Casa del Waffles and took his photo. Dimitar had a complex past. He had been drafted in to the German Army when his country was invaded during World War 2, and later attended college in Bulgaria. He ...
Ajijic is known for its wonderful weather. As Lake Chapala sits about 5,200 feet (1,584.96 m) above sea level, there is virtually no humidity. The triple mountain range surrounding the lake protects the area from prevailing northerly winds and creates an excellent micro climate that everyone who comes here enjoys. The effects of the lake and mountains ensure that temperatures are pleasantly warm year ‘round, averaging about 23.3 C (74° F). We have never ...
... of the world’s largest handicrafts market. Amazing ironwork, ceramics, blown glass, furniture, carvings etc start their lives in Tonala and end up in in design studios everywhere.
Within the condo complex I was fortunate enough to find: called the Birds of Paradise for the many plants of the same name that grow throughout the complex, I have met lots of really nice people. Half seem to be from Alberta and BC, the ...