Lakeside Guide to Lake Chapala, Ajijic, Mexico

Mi México

At a Glance

This building, which today is a gift shop with clothes, shoes & jewelry, has seen many changes in its 500-year history.

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This building, now almost 500 years old, has seen a lot of residences over the years, though probably nothing much more than the foundation of the original building remains.

Today it is a gift and clothing shop with jewelry, ceramics, wooden kitchen items, shoes, and more.

Last updated December 23, 2018

Street View

Address

Morelos #8

Ajijic

HoursClosed Now

Mon10:00am -5:00pm
Tue10:00am -5:00pm
Wed10:00am -5:00pm
Thu10:00am -5:00pm
Fri10:00am -5:00pm
Sat10:00am -5:00pm
Sun11:00am -5:00pm

Phone

376-766-0133

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Photos of Mi México

The entrance of Mi México at Morelos #8 in Ajijic, Jalisco, Mexico.

Painted ashtrays, small plates and objects.

Hand-painted ceramic Christmas ornaments.

Hand-painted ashtrays.

Handpainted drink coasters.

Fine Art Photography of Lake Chapala

Ismael's Molcajete

Ismael’s Molcajete

Ismael Sánchez displays his well-worn molcajete in the kitchen of his Ajijic home.

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Painted shot glasses, mugs, and crosses.

Inside Mi México in Ajijc.

Handpainted coffee and tea mugs.

Talavera bowls and dishes.

Talavera bowls, dishes, teapots, pitchers, and plates.

An altar for friends and family members, including a teenager, made by his grandmother, Beatriz.

Deciphering the Meaning Behind the Day of the Dead Altar

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Wood cutting boards and trays.

Metal and leather bracelets, necklaces and other jewelry.

Copper bird earrings.

Beaded necklaces.

Beaded necklaces. The beads come from Indonesia and are created in Guadalajara.

Beaded earrings.

Inside Mi México in Ajijic, Mexico.

Metal sculptures of figurines performing common jobs such as cooking, teaching, dentistry.

Metal figurines.

Don Quixote metal figurine.

Fine Art Photography of Lake Chapala

Day of the Dead Skull Altar

Day of the Dead Skull Altar

A skull, white cross, candles, dyed sawdust, marigolds, Corona bottles and other offerings adorn an altar on the Night of the Dead in Chapala.

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Inside Mi México.

Mi México has a large collection of San Miguel brand shoes.

San Miguel brand shoes.

San Miguel brand shoes.

Inside Mi México.

Accordion Player in Chapala

Traditional Mexican Music Genres

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Hand embroidered black blouses with flower designs.

Pillows with Frida Kahlo designs.

Leather coin purses.

Glass shot glasses.

Wooden wine bottle holders.

Wooden crosses and other wall decorations in the shape of hearts and hands.

Inside Mi México.

Clothes for sale include blouses and dresses.

Rebozos, blouses and dresses.

Decorated matchboxes.

A girl dressed as an Adelita during the Revolution Day parade in San Antonio Tlayacapan, which always celebrates Revolution Day the Sunday after November 20 (which in 2018 is November 25). Their parade starts a few blocks west of the plaza in San Antonio at 9 a.m.

How the Women Soldaderas Helped Win the Mexican Revolution

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Little angel and dove Christmas ornaments.

There's a small garden in the back of the open area in the center, a common layout for older properties.

Fine Art Photography of Lake Chapala

Cornerstone in Mezcala

Cornerstore in Mezcala, Jalisco

People shop at a cornerstone in Mezcala, Jalisco.

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