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.
A few days ago I received an e mail from a man asking if it is possible to live here on 300 dollars a month. That was the monthly income for...
Thursday, February 11, 2010
Gigi's Boston Deli
I went into Chapala with my friend John and on our way back we had lunch at my favorite restaurant, the Boston Deli. Gigi is a great cook. She worked as a caterer in hotels in the Los Angeles area for seventeen years. She cooked for the Disneyland hotel there. Her food is delicious and she always gives large portions. Her meals are only 45 pesos. She is located in the Plaza Bugambilias, upstairs by the movie theater. She is closed Sundays and Mondays. The rest of the days she opens around ten in the morning and closes when she runs out of food. She has many regular, devoted customers. So, if you go, don't wait until too late in the afternoon.