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The general geography was forests on the hills and towns below in the valleys. Not sure how high but we climbed in the van, then with the horses and then on foot.
Everybody was taking the horses, the climb advertised as tough. Due to the length of the ride, we had to pay a bit more.
Paul got on his horse first. Suzie couldn't do it or at least convinced herself thereof. Apparently later she got on but ...
... Always amused at most people taking the need to stock up on cookies, cakes, etc. Decided against a java which was a tough call.
Passed through many valleys. I was surprised at the number of hamlets. For some reason, I expected almost nada in the way of civilization.
Not sure if the highway department had just not got around to steamrollering the road but the asphalt clanging against the bottom was louder than a downpour on an aluminum roof.
... by the thousands, maybe millions?!? Because we were there in the afternoon many of them were high in the air, or high in the trees so the photos don't do it justice, but it is truly an awesome site. Although my horse was just as UN-cooperative on the way out we eventually crested the mountain, and saw the guys waiting for us across the meadow by the corral. As we approached over the smoothest ground of the whole trip, my ...
... round-trip journey from Canada to Mexico and back. This is one of the most complex animal migrations on earth and scientists still have no idea how or why they do it.
Monarch butterflies are not in danger of extinction as there are thriving colonies in other parts of the world. However, the migratory behavior of this particular population is threatened. The milkweed plant is considered invasive and is being sprayed with ...
... trees. While we thoroughly enjoyed what we saw, we were all left with the feeling that we wished we could have roamed farther up the mountain and been a part of more of the butterflies. At length. we began our descent and on the way I saw several large hummingbirds; but I had no time to stop and study them because our guide seemed anxious each time one of us would lag a bit behind.
The trip down was clearer and we got ...