Category Archives: All Things MEXICO

Monarch Butterfly Sanctuary


Last Friday we made a trip to the Sierra Chincua Monarch Butterfly Sanctuary outside of Angangueo, Michoacan, Mexico. From Morelia, it is about two hours driving time. The small town of Angangueo is a special little place all by itself, so it made the trip even better. Many I talk with think of Mexico as a […]

Balneario Huingo & Other News


A couple Saturdays ago we took a little road trip. We drove about 45 minutes to an area in Michoacan that is abundant with thermal waters. Balneario means spa in Spanish. The images are of Balneario Huingo. Agua termales mean thermal waters or hot springs. Although it was cool outside the water was warm! The […]

Morelia – A City of Sights and Homeschooling Thoughts

There is so much to see in Morelia. We have been here three months and I still have a list of things to see and do. A few Thursdays ago we took the kids downtown for the afternoon. It was a beautiful day and Centro was full of people. We walked through Morelia’s Cathedral (Images […]

Second Attempt Visiting The Morelia Zoo

We made our second attempt visiting the Morelia zoo this week! We went yesterday afternoon for about an hour and a half. We have a family and some friends visiting our Bible congregation from Texas and we had planned on spending the afternoon at the zoo. But it has been rainy and nasty here the […]

Is Protest The Answer?


Morelia, the capital of Michoacan, Mexico, is a city of protest. We see protests almost on a daily basis for one reason or another. Many times the people are probably justified at being upset but I don’t think protesting is actually solving any problems. Maybe it changes things for a short time but it offers […]

Downtown Morelia, Michoacan, Mexico


Last Saturday we spent the evening downtown. We got plenty of exercise walking and saw many beautiful old treasures. Later, we met up with some friends, had pizza, and watched the fireworks. Hope you enjoyed the photos. If you are curious about the details Google the names I mentioned. There are many more places to […]