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David Huff

David Huff
David has lived in Ajijic along the northern shore of Lake Chapala since 2007 with his wife Catherine. From St. Joseph, Missouri, he held both government and private sector jobs before retiring in Mexico. David is an active volunteer with the Lake Chapala Society, Lakeside Little Theatre and with both the Spanish and English congregations of San Andres Church. He and his wife enjoy traveling and have visited 25 of Mexico's 32 states.

Why It Is Important to Learn Manners Unique to Mexico

When many of us were new in Mexico we discovered it was important to learn manners unique to Mexico. Some I learned the hard...
Healthcare in Mexico at New Hospital at Lake Chapala, Mexico

Changes to Mexico’s Healthcare System Are Happening at Lakeside

Changes to Mexico’s Healthcare System are happening at Lakeside. Hospital Comunitario de Jocotepec is now operating under the guidelines of the government’s newly-launched healthcare program...
Castellanos street in Ajijic

How to Get a Jalisco Driver’s License in Lake Chapala

On January 1, 2020 hefty fines kicked in for drivers in the State of Jalisco unable to show a valid driver's license. The Jalisco...
San Andres Church, Ajijic, Mexico

The San Andres Fiesta Patronales of Ajijic

The San Andres Fiesta Patronales of Ajijic is a salute to spiritual patron San Andres, Saint Andrew the Apostle. This year, the annual community...
Artisan at Feria Maestro del Arte in Chapala, Mexico

The Feria Maestro del Arte Celebrated Young Artists This Year

Lake Chapala’s Feria Maestro del Arte celebrated young artists this year with the theme “Ancient Traditions-New Hands,” reflecting the number of young people now...
Religious festival in Ajijic, Mexico

Celebrating Nuestra Señora del Rosario in Ajijic

There seems to be no shortage of fiestas and celebrations along the north shore of Lake Chapala, and celebrating Nuestra Señora del Rosario in...
Circular pyramids of Teuchitlan, Mexico

A World of Circular Pyramids Lies Just Beyond Lake Chapala

A world of circular pyramids lies just beyond Lake Chapala in Teuchitlan, a small town just 43 kilometers (26 miles) west of Guadalajara. Its...
Chapultepec Castle

El Día de la Independencia in Mexico

September is Mexico's mes patrio, or patriotic month, when the nation celebrates El Día de la Independencia in Mexico.and other important dates of patriotic...
Tianguis buying and selling in Ajijic, Mexico

Price Haggling at the Tianguis in Mexico

Hola to all of you Expats In Mexico readers and bienvenidos to my new blog. After living in Ajijic along the northern shore of...
Mail service in Ajijic, Mexico

How to Send and Receive Mail in Ajijic

I was born and raised in St. Joseph, Missouri, the eastern terminal of the Pony Express, that daring 1860 experiment in “fast” mail delivery....