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In 1991 Billy and Akaisha Kaderli retired at the age of 38. Now, into their 3rd decade of this financially independent lifestyle, they invite you to take advantage of their wisdom and experience.

The Adventurer's Guide to Chapala Living - 2nd Edition

Table of Contents




Why Chapala, Why Now?

Chapala: Location and Climate

Getting There and Away  

Your First trip to Chapala

Before You Leave Home

Money ATM�s

Transportation in Chapala

Walking Around Town

Cost of Living

To Buy or Rent - the Housing Conundrum


Household Help

The Maid, the Thief, and Forgiveness (A Personal Story)

Everyone Loves a Bargain

Safety and Crime

Activities in Chapala

Chapala Tennis & Volleyball

Singles or Couples

What to Pack


Miscellaneous items

Miscellaneous Notes:

What Does it Really Take to Move Overseas?

Where to Stay in Chapala

Grocery Shopping


Miscellaneous Vendors


Doctors, Dentists, Clinics, Pharmacies, Traveler�s Belly

Continuous Care: Assisted Living

Doctor My Eyes (Personal story)

Four Dentists in Chapala, Mexico (Personal story)

Top 10 FREE Things to Do in Chapala, Mexico


The 5 Best Food Joints - Chapala, Mexico

A List of Other Places to Try


Traveling From Chapala to Other Places in Mexico

How to Travel by Bus from Chapala

Traveling Seasoned Citizens

Must-See Places in Mexico

Final Notes

Map:  Chapala, Ajijic, The Lake

Quick Comparison: Chapala, Mexico to Panajachel, Guatemala

Other Books by Billy and Akaisha

Contact Info

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About the Authors

Billy and Akaisha Kaderli are recognized retirement experts and internationally published authors on topics of finance, medical tourism and world travel. With the wealth of information they share on their award winning website, they have been helping people achieve their own retirement dreams since 1991. They wrote the popular books, The Adventurer�s Guide to Early Retirement and Your Retirement Dream IS Possible available on their website bookstore or on

Retire Early Lifestyle appeals to a different kind of person � the person who prizes their independence, values their time, and who doesn�t want to mindlessly follow the crowd.

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