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Stayed in Morlia for 3 nights, loved it. The 2 hr drive to El Rosarito was beautiful and hour hike uphill to the Monarcas was awesome. Well worth the trip.
For those interested in this type of thing, be aware it's very out of the way in the country side. It's a good 2 hrs or more from Morelia and 3 hrs from Mexico City. Unless you're very fit, I suggest taking the horses at least on the way up. The success of this trip will depend…
You just can't imagine the magnitude of this experience! There are zillions of butterflies. Everything in this forest area is orange...butterflies all over the ground, hanging in clumps from the trees and as the day starts to warm up, they start flapping their wings and flutter…
Flew into Mexico City, rented a car and drove to this lovely place. WOW!! Climbed to the top and it was well worth it. You can take a horse as an alternative. Bring water for the hike to the top. Workers are lovely. We ate lunch on the site. Well worth the visit! Millions of…
As an animal lover, butterfly gardener and practicing environmentalist, I would not revisit the Rosario reserve. Monarchs can be so thick on the dusty volcanic ash trails that it's impossible not to step on the butterflies. I tried to rescue a clump from underfoot by setting…