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How to prepare for a Carretera crossing

As everyone who has been to Lakeside knows, the Carretera is the only artery to thread through all the many small villages that surround Lake Chapala, and, as a result, is often choked with traffic, traffic signal breakdowns, cement trucks driven by former stunt drivers, and, currently, roadside excavations resembling World War I trenches.

That said, as a longtime pedestrian at Lakeside, especially during the holidays and snowbird visits (the equivalent of post-grad status), it’s time once again to offer you all some advice and advanced planning, plus, if there’s space here, a nod of optimism and a list of who to call for traumatic head injuries.  

But, according to my editor,there’s only space for this:

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