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Mexico Guru

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Mexico Guru is a website created by two female Mexico lovers, a travel writer and a webmaster. We live in Mexico and have been exploring the country, between the two of us, for more than 50 years! Unlike many travel sites these days, we actually visit the places we write about. Stick with the Guru for the real scoop.

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MEXICAN People/PersonalitiesReligion

Spanish: San José

Literal Meaning: St. Joseph

Meaning: El esposo de la Virgen María, San José es muy querido en México. Su dia de fiesta es el 19 de marzo. (The husband of the Virgin Mary, St. Joseph is well-loved in Mexico. His feast day is March 19)

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