Butterfly Sanctuary in Michoacán

I had the privilege of visiting the butterfly sanctuary in Michoacán this past week. I went on a tour with my friend Kathy and her granddaughter Chloe. We stayed at the Agua Blanca Spa the first night and then drove to the sanctuary the next day.

I have to say… the sanctuary was like nothing I’ve ever seen before. There were Monarch butterflies everywhere—in the sky, on the trees, on the ground and on the visitors. What a fantastic trip!!! I hope you enjoy the photos although they don’t even begin to show the splendor of this yearly event.

P.S. My thanks to Sherry and Connie for hosting such a fantastic tour!

I’ve Been Lazy

I’ve been a bit lazy lately and haven’t really gone out for more photos. Bill and I have been busy with moving and getting adjusted to life in Mexico. So I decided to go back through some of my photos and re-post some of  my favorite photos from over the years. I hope to get back out on the streets soon for more photos. Enjoy!

Walkabout | San Miguel de Allende

I just returned from San MIguel de Allende. I stayed with our friends Michael and Kathy. Kathy and I probably walked about 20 miles during the week I was there, but it was worth every step as we got some really fun photos of the city. Enjoy!

Atotonilco, Mexico

This morning Bill and I drove to the little town of Atotonilco. It’s located about 8 miles outside San Miguel and is the home to the Galeria Atotonilco and the Sanctuary de Atotonilco. We’re going back on Friday with some friends, but we wanted to make sure we could find the places we wanted to see. If you want to tour the Galeria, you must make an appointment, but the church is open everyday so we’re going to go inside the church on Friday and tour the galeria. The church is described as the “Sistine Chapel of Mexico” because it houses some beautiful frescos. For more information about the church/sanctuary, visit Wikipedia.

This Friday we’ll travel once again to Atotonilco on our way to Dolores Hidalgo. In the mane time, I hope you enjoy these photos.