Travel Blogs from Valle de Bravo
... back down the mountain, and via a few more uncomfortable rides, back to
The reason I wanted to get back for that day was because I
wanted to see a football match at the Azteca Stadium before I left, and it just
happened to be the Mexico national teams World Cup Playoff game so it was
guaranteed to be a sell out in a 105,000 capacity stadium – the third largest
in the world but I wouldn’t be ***** about the other two. This ...
... caused confusion with the nearby "Real de Minas de Temascaltepec", now Temascaltepec, so the county was known as "El Valle" (The Valley). The honorific "de Bravo" was added later to recognize Nicolás Bravo who fought at the Castle of Chapultepec during the Mexican-American War. Its glyph includes the ...
... pregnant females fly north at the spring equinox. They lay their eggs on milkweed which the caterpillars eat, then become cocoons and then emerge in May to continue north. Come the next fall it starts all over again.
At this time of year the butterflies are still way up high. They come down the mountains as it gets warmer. They say the best time to see them is in February when its warm ...
... umbrella, 2, 3 or 5 peso sizes. It was a good chance to interact with the people of the village.
At the ‘T’ split of the road, machine gun toting police were blocking all traffic and inspecting papers. We peddled by without a comment but got waved on with big smiles from the guys. We felt a picture was in order but did not dare.
5km after the 'T', and at 12:30, we arrived in Ocampo, our destination for the day and the jumping off point to ...
... we bij ons en een wc is niet echt nodig, tenslotte hebben wij een plasemmertje wat je gewoon in de goot van de weg kan legen. Leve onze plasemmer!! Die emmer (met afsluitbare deksel) wordt iedere nacht gebruikt en is vooral handig als we bij mensen op een erf kamperen. Onze eigen mobiele wc.
Maandag weer een mooi stuk, we hebben besloten om onderlangs Mexico city te gaan. De vlinders zijn er toch niet en de zuidkant heeft meer natuur en ...