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She's a Baltimore-born girl raised on a horse farm.

He's a Washington, D.C.-born, first-generation Mexican-American and former journalist.

Together, they make up the "2 Crabs": a wanderlust expat couple exploring this little marble we call Earth.  This journal is a chronicle of our travels and life in the Foreign Service.

Never stop exploring!

The Two Crabs

DISCLAIMER: This blog is intended to give a personal insight into life in the U.S. Foreign Service. It is not associated in any way with the U.S. Department of State. The views expressed here are our own and do not necessarily reflect those of the Department of State

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Visited 61 countries, or 27% of Planet Earth

Visited 30 countries, or 58% of Europe.

visited 47 states (92%)


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