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... and how their descendents instinctively know to continue on the path back north. Unfortunately deforestation and insecticides from genetically modified crops in both the US and Mexico are threatening the survival of this beautiful specie, and the forest is seeing fewer of them each year. We hope that the organizational efforts in these areas are able to protect the Monarch population so that our future generations may also appreciate this incredible ...
May you be joyful
For no one, nothing, no mortal wound
May take it away
Joy arises from within
And yes it may wax and wane
But arising from within
It may not be cut out
So fearlessness is its companion
And delight is its expression
Enjoying life's ebb and flow
The pure potential in each moment
... be the one serving new food, filling up the beer, cleaning up, explaining new arrivals the way to get to your party and so on and so forth. In the end, lets not think about the day after the event. Based on this past experience, I intentially decided to pass the responsibility to other parties and just have a good time.
Saturday morning – lets call it Friday night – at 2am we took off to get to the Mariposas Monarcas in Michoacan by sunrise. ...
... art. Although in the past, the area was mined for copper, today the art is produced from recycled copper wire! We visited a small town next to Patzcuaro and watched a demonstration showing the hand production of copper vessels. Non of it is machine produced. The copper is melted in a wood-burning fire and then hammered by hand using large and small hammers. Even I got involved in the hammering! I was impressed by the quality of the vessels. I ...
... of the state of Michoacan. The buildings around the main plaza are original to the 1530's. Miguel described Patzcuaro as a market town, the area relying on its surrounding produce. The town's cobblestone streets were made from the Spanish dismantling of the local pyramids.
Before the Spanish arrived, the Purepechan people dominated. The Aztecs were their biggest enemies. Patzcuaro was one of ...