Hoyle Hacienda

We welcome our family and friends to share our little slice of paradise! We so enjoy having company over for a barbecue, or just a cup of coffee over laughter. Country living at its finest includes celebrating the talents of our neighbors. “Come on over and tell us about your lastest adventure!” Rafael Ibarra and…

Unmasked

Carnival includes wearing masks and the grand fiesta begins today in Chapala. This  annual festival has an interesting genesis!  Soon the streets around all the villages in Mexico will swarm with visitors from around the globe! For 15 days the music will drown our treasured silence. This world-wide festival keeps artists busy making costumes, floats…

Express your Love

History reveals that it is wise NOT to lose your head on Valentine’s Day. ❤️ Regardless of legend, February 14th is a great day to express our devotion to those we LOVE.The Catholic Church recognizes three different saints named Valentine who were each murdered. One Valentine was a priest who served under Emperor Claudius II.…