Category Archives: Mexico
Palenque and its Mayan ruins was our next stop, we parked at Maya Bell resort and were very happy to have a swimming pool. It was getting hotter and hotter as we traveled through the jungle and we both do not … Continue reading
Oaxaca to Chiapas
Oaxaca is a beautiful city and a favorite of most Mexico visitors. We parked our camper in a campground that has seen better days, but is close enough to the historic center so you can reach it by foot. The … Continue reading
Popo, Itza and La Mixteca
Mexico City is worth seeing, but we both decided to drive around the city and go to the temples of the sun and the moon in Teotichuan. Both of us had visited Mexico City before. We went to … Continue reading
Monarch Butterflies, a different kind of “snowbird”.
(Deutsche Version auf Anfrage 🙂 February 2015 Years ago I read a National Geographic article about the incredible migration of the Monarch Butterfly. They leave their range in Canada and USA in the fall and fly all the way to … Continue reading
more of Michoacán
We left the Michoacán coast and headed up into the mountains again, there were several police stops but they usually just gave us some advice where not to go and sent us on our way. We also saw armed civilian … Continue reading
When we talked to our Mexican friends this fall they warned us about this state. There has been some unrest and a lot of media attention. Gang rivalry is a problem for the people of this state. But we also … Continue reading
The mountains are calling and I have to go! ( John Muir)
(Deutsche Version weiter unten) After a few days in San Blas we had enough of the jejene (tiny biting bug) battle and left for the hills around Guadalajara. San Blas was fun though, we rode our bicycles around town every … Continue reading
Birds of the mangroves
Christmas, good friends, farewells and a new year.
(Deutsche Version weiter unten) Christmas recipe for traveling Oberstorfians and Walsers: Take some beautiful traditional Christmas music from the alpine region, mix it with the trumpets playing Stille Nacht from the church steeple on Christmas eve and muffle that with the … Continue reading
Agua Verde – You need a tidebook here! – Hier braucht man einen Tidenatlas!
(Deutsche Version weiter unten!) Twenty years ago we drove to la Paz with a 1976 Chevy pick up, in those days all we had was an air mattress and a camp stove. Compared to that our XP Camper is a … Continue reading