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 October 11, 2020

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Street View

Address

Morelos #8

Ajijic

Phone

376-766-0133

Photos of Mi México

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

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

Painted ashtrays, small plates and objects.

Painted ashtrays, small plates and objects.

Hand-painted ceramic Christmas ornaments.

Hand-painted ceramic Christmas ornaments.

Hand-painted ashtrays.

Hand-painted ashtrays.

Handpainted drink coasters.

Handpainted drink coasters.

Painted shot glasses, mugs, and crosses.

Painted shot glasses, mugs, and crosses.

Inside Mi México in Ajijc.

Inside Mi México in Ajijc.

Handpainted coffee and tea mugs.

Handpainted coffee and tea mugs.

Talavera bowls and dishes.

Talavera bowls and dishes.

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

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

Wood cutting boards and trays.

Wood cutting boards and trays.

Metal and leather bracelets, necklaces and other jewelry.

Metal and leather bracelets, necklaces and other jewelry.

Copper bird earrings.

Copper bird earrings.

Beaded necklaces.

Beaded necklaces.

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

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

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Cowboy Silhouette

Cowboy Silhouette

A cowboy demonstrates the precision of his lasso skills during an exhibition on the Day of the Cowboy in Ajijic, Mexico.

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Beaded earrings.

Beaded earrings.

Inside Mi México in Ajijic, Mexico.

Inside Mi México in Ajijic, Mexico.

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

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

Metal figurines.

Metal figurines.

Don Quixote metal figurine.

Don Quixote metal figurine.

Inside Mi México.

Inside Mi México.

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

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

San Miguel brand shoes.

San Miguel brand shoes.

San Miguel brand shoes.

San Miguel brand shoes.

Inside Mi México.

Inside Mi México.

Hand embroidered black blouses with flower designs.

Hand embroidered black blouses with flower designs.

Pillows with Frida Kahlo designs.

Pillows with Frida Kahlo designs.

Leather coin purses.

Leather coin purses.

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Glass shot glasses.

Glass shot glasses.

Wooden wine bottle holders.

Wooden wine bottle holders.

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

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

Inside Mi México.

Inside Mi México.

Clothes for sale include blouses and dresses.

Clothes for sale include blouses and dresses.

Rebozos, blouses and dresses.

Rebozos, blouses and dresses.

Decorated matchboxes.

Decorated matchboxes.

Little angel and dove Christmas ornaments.

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.

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

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Fiesta de la Sangre Preciosa de Cristo

Fiesta de la Preciosa Sangre de Cristo in Oaxaca

During this week-and-a-half religious holiday in Teotitlán del Valle in Oaxaca, several of the processions feature hundreds of the town’s women balancing these baskets with iconography on them.

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