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mexico city, mexico - anonymous' reflections after years there in their 20s

posted by anonymous on 10/29/13.

How much time have you spent in Mexico?

In total 6 years. In between I lived in Belgium for 3 years. (2 years Mexico, 3 years Belgium, 4 years Mexico)

How old were you when you came to Mexico? Where were you before?

I was 22, almost 23. Before I lived in the Netherlands (my home country).

What brought you to Mexico? What made you choose Mexico over any other place you could've gone?

I went here to study in an exchange program where I could study one semester abroad. I applied to schools in Mexico and Peru. Mexico was my first choice because I really wanted to learn Spanish and from what I heard on TV the Spanish in Mexico sounded a bit more understandable than the Spanish in other countries. I knew I wanted to go to Latin America for sure. A year back I went to Guatemala to study spanish for 7 weeks and completely fell in love with the country and the Latin American culture. Not to mention the climate :)

When studying I met the man who is now my husband, so I decided to stay here.

Describe the city you live in in Mexico and your impressions of it.

I live in Mexico City and it is absolutely AMAZING! It is one of the largest cities in the world, and has a unique...

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