A Month In Patzcuaro Series

Colonial Rooftops in Patzcuaro, Mexico

A Month in Patzcuaro – Conclusion

Although Patzcuaro has distinct features and characteristics, it is also much like many other provincial Mexican towns, and the daily routines and challenges you may encounter living here are similar in nature to those you’ll encounter in other places across Mexico . . .

Colonial Rooftops in Patzcuaro, Mexico

A Month in Patzcuaro – Property

Just a few years ago, Patzcuaro was a town that few foreign expatriates had heard of, and much less considered as a place to settle in Mexico. Today, the town is attracting an increasing amount of attention,...

Colonial Rooftops in Patzcuaro, Mexico

A Month in Patzcuaro – Expatriates

There are no official figures published showing the number of expatriates living in Patzcuaro, full-time or part-time, although when asked, most resident expats guess with a number ranging between 150 and 200. Some foreigners live here full-time, others share their life’s spaces between...

Colonial Rooftops in Patzcuaro, Mexico

A Month in Patzcuaro – Commerce

Last Friday, December 12th, was Dia de la Virgen de Guadalupe, one of Mexico’s most important religious events. In the evening, many of Patzcuaro’s townsfolk headed for the basilica to attend the special mass held...

Colonial Rooftops in Patzcuaro, Mexico

A Month in Patzcuaro – Bearings

Settling-in to Patzcuaro and getting your bearings is easy. This small mountain town is laid out in a grid pattern, in tandem with most colonial settlements across Mexico. The town’s main square, or Plaza Grande, features a...

Colonial Rooftops in Patzcuaro, Mexico

A Month in Patzcuaro

So, what is it like living in a colonial town in Mexico? It’s a question often asked by people who are doing online research about relocating here. To find out, your writer moved to Pátzcuaro for a month and will be posting...