We continue our Mexico road trip series with Chuck Bolotin, from Best Places in the World to Retire, as he, his wife Jet, and two dogs drive through Mexico in a large, white van. Here are their first impressions of the famous expat destination Ajijic, in the Central Mexican Highlands. See if you agree with this characterization and how Ajijic offers a different lifestyle.
Not even Goldilocks would have a problem with Ajijic. It’s “just right” and in the middle: not too cold, and not too hot. Ajijic is not too crowded, but with enough residents to have services: there’s a Wal-Mart close by, and dozens of great restaurants, day spas, etc. Guadalajara, at 40 minutes away by car, provides an international airport, high-end shopping, culture, first rate medical care, etc. just close enough to be convenient but not too close to be an imposition of any attendant urban problems on any real part of daily Ajijic village life.
Ajijic sits at about 5,000 feet elevation, on the northwestern shore of Lake Chapala. In front of the town, is the lake, the largest in Mexico. Behind the town are…
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