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Little-Known Santa No. 17

Updated on June 2, 2013
Little-Known Santa No. 17
Little-Known Santa No. 17 | Source

Hanging out at the frigid North Pole year after year after year can get to be a bit of a frost-bitten drag. That's why the one thing Little-Known Santa No.17 loves most in the off-season is heading down to Ensenada to play in a mariachi band!

Of course, Santo de Mayo is also very pleased that he can alternate his frenetic and stress-laden deep winter Christmas activities with the laid back and relaxing late spring summer celebration of his Mexican heritage (Some believe the fellow on the red, white and green sombrero to in fact be a great-grandnephew of General Santa Anna himself!).

And the yearly roundabout from the Arctic to the near-Equatorial is also a grand gustatory journey for this epicure as well. Aaaaah! Savory roast goose, sage stuffing, warm cranberry muffins, steaming hot cocoa and spiked eggnog at the North Pole each yuletide, then fresh fish tacos with salsa verde, followed by hot churros drizzled in chocolate sauce, and salted-rim margaritas of only the best tequila on the sunny beach at a radiant low tide sunset! Could life get any better than this? Methinks not!

So, digest away, and play on, mi muchacho gordo!

A markerensenada -
Ensenada Municipality, Baja California, Mexico
get directions

Santa De Mayo loves to vacation in Central and Eastern Europe!
Santa De Mayo loves to vacation in Central and Eastern Europe! | Source

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    • trish1048 profile image

      trish1048 6 years ago

      Now this is a Santa I can relate to! You've chosen a perfect illustration.

      The best of two worlds,,sigh. Some folks aren't that fortunate. However, it's there for the taking, we just have to find it.

      Have a very Merry Christmas and a prosperous, happy New Year :)

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      rickzimmerman 6 years ago from Northeast Ohio

      Thanks, trish! Check out my other Little-Known Santas —you might find one or two others you can relate to.

    • Sneha Sunny profile image

      Sneha Sunny 6 years ago from India

      nice hub.....

      and congrats for publishing 500 hubs........

    • Five One Cows profile image

      Five One Cows 6 years ago from Moo Town

      I'm so happy for you that you have reached your goal of 500 hubs. That was a lot of work. I hope to make it to the 500 follower mark soon with my Stinky hub. You're always free to check in frequently at my hub, where the Stinky collection has now evolved into an ever growing series. Have a nice day.

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      Nell Rose 6 years ago from England

      Hi, love the picture, I wondered what he did in summer! ha ha congrats on your 500th! cheers nell

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      rickzimmerman 6 years ago from Northeast Ohio

      Thanks, sneha and Five One and Nell!

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      lynsuz 6 years ago

      Very good.

    • rickzimmerman profile image
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      rickzimmerman 6 years ago from Northeast Ohio

      Thanks, lynsuz!

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