Man with a straw hat on the cover of El Ojo del Lago magazine – Best Places In The World To Retire –Right now we have a good amount of mosquitoes, although not a tremendous amount. Everybody is very cautious because of the Zika virus. In the dry season, the mosquitos will go away. We have some swampy areas that diminish a bit in the dry season. These areas have bull rushes and reeds that the indigenous people sometimes remove to build baskets and mats.