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unknown length - solo travel - Suzuki DR650 moto

On the road - Butterflies and food

December 1, 2017  —  Mexico

Monarchs' Sanctuary at Macheros

Cerro Pelon - Monarch Butterfly Biosphere Reserve - State of Mexico - Mexico
There were few butterflies.

The monarch's sanctuary hasn't been a great success. I visited the sanctuary during the butterfly high season, but by some misfortunes, I didn't see as many butterflies as I was hoping. It was probably a combination of bad luck, coolish temperature, a partially clouded sky, and high expectations. Lucky people can see thousands of butterflies.

Cerro Pelon - Monarch Butterfly Biosphere Reserve - State of Mexico - Mexico
The trees are covered with butterflies.
Cerro Pelon - Monarch Butterfly Biosphere Reserve - State of Mexico - Mexico
Cerro Pelon - Monarch Butterfly Biosphere Reserve - State of Mexico - Mexico
Cerro Pelon - Monarch Butterfly Biosphere Reserve - State of Mexico - Mexico
The trail leading to the butterflies at around 3000 metres in altitude.
Macheros - Monarch Butterfly Biosphere Reserve - State of Mexico - Mexico
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Sierra Gorda

Mountainous region in the state of Querétaro.

Sierra Gorda - Querétaro - Mexico
Sierra Gorda - Querétaro - Mexico
Sierra Gorda - Querétaro - Mexico
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Mexican food

Zempoala - Veracruz - Mexico
Left - empanada (picadillo de rez)
Right - panucho (rez de cabrada)
picadillo = minced meat
rez = meat
cabrada = goat.
Zempoala - Veracruz - Mexico
picada (tomatoes, beans, chipotle)
chipotle = spicy red sauce.
Veracruz - Veracruz - Mexico
Nachos as a starter.
Veracruz - Veracruz - Mexico
Camarones de granja (big shrimp).
Tlacotalpan - Veracruz - Mexico
Jaiba a la veracruzana (blue crab, Veracruz style).
Teotitlán del Valle - Oaxaca - Mexico
Tlayuda.
Hierve el Agua - Oaxaca - Mexico