Category Archives: About the trip

These are post about our trip in general

The Road to Saltillo

  We got up early this morning and started our preparations for the trip: insurance for the car, last minute purchases for the road.  By 11 or so we had crossed the bridge from Eagle Pass to Piedras Negras and … Continue reading

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A Day in Texas

We headed off to Enchanted Rock, just north of Fredricksburg, Texas today.  Enchanted Rock is a huge pink granite outcrop.  We climbed to the top.  The main migration has passed but monarchs are still passing through.  We saw several gliding … Continue reading

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We’ve made it to Kerrville, Texas

We drove across Mississippi, Louisiana and Texas yesterday.  It was a long drive. We started by 8:30 or 9 and didn’t manage to stop for the night until nearly 11 pm. I noticed butterflies flying south across the highway in … Continue reading

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Greetings from Laurel, MS

WV Monarch migrating through Laurel Mississippi We are spending the day at Carole Jordan’s place in Laurel, Mississippi. Carole traveled with me on my first trip to Mexico. She maintains an apartment in Zitacuaro where she has lived several winters … Continue reading

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On our way!

Tuesday afternoon I left West Virginia, going to Virginia to pick up my traveling companions Bill and Susie Fry.  The skies were a beautiful, deep blue.   I drove through the woods off of the Knobs in shower of falling leaves.    The … Continue reading

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Getting ready to migrate

Over the next few weeks I’ll be heading south to catch up with the monarch butterflies as they migrate to their overwintering sites in Michoacan, Mexico. This is my first attempt at blogging so it may take a little while … Continue reading

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