Category Archives: About the trip

These are post about our trip in general

North Central Mexico

I am reviewing notes and memories from our trip to Mexico. I’ve been talking with Carol Cullar one of my traveling partners and the director of the Rio Bravo Nature Center. She sent this lovely description of the ecosystem and … Continue reading

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The End of the Road

I am home again in Union, West Virginia.  Our trip to Mexico with the monarchs was a wonderful experience. My apologies that the photos and text got thin near the end.  The nice tech at Apple told me very gently … Continue reading

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Hello from Laurel, Mississippi

We arrived at Carole Jordan’s home late last night. We are enjoying a much needed rest from the road today amongst great friends.  Tomorrow we will get up early and drive to Radford, Virginia.  I should be home sometime Sunday … Continue reading

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Monarchs Clustering at Lower Elevations

Around 2 pm we headed up to Angangueo.  We began seeing monarchs in Ocampo.  We saw them further up the road toward Angangeo than we did yesterday but still very few in Angangueo.  We continued on up to La Chincua.  … Continue reading

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Hello from Michoachan!

We finally found an internet connection! Bill Fry at the Pyramid of the Sun Tuesday we visited Teotihuacan, City of the Gods.  Our visit was just a very brief brush with this huge, complex archeological site.  It was election day … Continue reading

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Day of the Dead in San Miguel de Allende

Saturday morning, we had a great breakfast at Java Time, the coffee shop attached to Hotel Casablanca in Queretaro. I don’t know if any of you have traveled with Carol Cullar but it is always a fascinating adventure.  Coincidences and … Continue reading

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October 31, Many Monarchs! Between Rio Verde and Jalpan in the Sierra Madre Occidental

We got up early at Hotel San Jose in Cuidad del Mais.  It was overcast with occasional drizzle.  After some consultation with a gentleman alongside the main road we headed uphill out of town, past a plaza and playground onto … Continue reading

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