Have you ever considered retiring in Mexico? Have you wondered about daily living in a foreign country where you don't speak the language? What about hotels, hospitals, doctors, restaurants, banks, real estate and cultural activities? This is a diary of my daily life in Lake Chapala and other areas of Mexico. I don't speak Spanish. I am a single retired woman. I hope this blog will give you an idea of what to expect if you decide to make the move.
This morning I received an e mail from a friend saying she is moving out of here. I wonder how many other expats are going to make that same...
Thursday, January 28, 2010
After my exhausting day in Guadalajara, I came home and immediately took Chico to the lake. We sat and watched the sunset. I was so happy to be back to the lake. I am not cut out for big city living or visiting. I prefer horses, birds and smiling children any day over traffic, stress and smog. No amount of wealth in a big city can buy what the poorest people by the lake enjoy for free.