Welcome, Anne-Marie from An American Girl’s Adventures! I want to thank her for taking the time to respond to my questions so I can highlight her in the 2019 A to Z Challenge.

Anne-Marie, what brought you to Mexico?

I am an expat wife, I pretty much go wherever my husband works (he is a manager for a German automotive company).

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This is my second time blogging in an A to Z Challenge and I’m still excited! I’m glad this experience will again be a joint effort with a lovely group of ladies in our South Of The Border (SOTB) Bloggers group. 

There will be more than one of us contributing to this challenge with a theme of Our Favorite Blogs On Mexico. 

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I could have picked Frida Kohlo who is a very well known Mexican Woman in History but I went for someone different.  She is still well known but as a writer, activist, and feminist dedicated to human rights in Mexico and her name is Lydia Cacho. I have been impressed by how so many women in Mexico have put their lives in jeopardy for the protection or rights of women and children.

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My love of Ensenada & Valle De Guadalupe continues to grow even after being here three years. It is not a perfect place but is there really such a place? I believe you can come close to your desires but to be perfect, no.

How can I resist the sunsets here?

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So my daughter and her boyfriend visited before Christmas which was so exciting for us. They wanted to visit some of the places with cultural information and history on the Kumiai of Baja California Norte. One of the places we visited was Centro Ecoturístico Siñaw Kuatay. This is a small community in Valle de Guadalupe which includes a museum, restaurant which serves a traditional meal for larger groups, an area used for gatherings and events, a little store selling handmade crafts, and a nice campground.

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Well, it has been three years since the move to Baja and this is our fourth Christmas.  Each year, we have become more established and getting our own groove in life which includes the holidays.  

The first year I wouldn’t even call it much of a Christmas as we were an almost barren rental with a Telcel Moose decked out for the holiday as our decoration. 

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