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Monarch Butterflies

For quite some years I'd known about the Sanctuary of the Monarch butterflies in Michoacan, Mexico. They migrate every year from the Rocky Mountains in Canada to a warmer weather (hence the beautiful and warm weather in Mexico!). I'm currently here and can't believe that this was one of the most amazing journeys and sceneries I've been too. From hoping on a horse for a couple of hours in the middle of the pine oak forest to arrive to the sanctuary between the cliffs, and without talking because they would scare and go away, the only sound I could hear was the beating of wings that they made. The trees were totally full with them and the splash of colors was unbelievable. Hope I can transmit some of this marvelous experience through these photos. 
It was so nice spending time here before heading back to the freezing Europe! Time to start packing again.
Photos taken in Chincua Mountain Sanctuary. Michoacan, Mexico

140 comments:

  1. OMG Amazing butterflies ! Lovely pictures and pretty jacket <3 ; )

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  2. super amazing pics!!!
    love it love it love it

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  3. That's incredible! Must go there one day :)

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  4. very nice pictures :)
    Happy New Year!

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  5. Incredible! It has to be amazing to see this for real :)

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  6. Wow, these photos are amazing! And you look so cool with the versace jacket :)

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  7. this is amaaazing! what a beautiful scene

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  8. What a remarkable adventure! Such a beautiful haven. x

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  9. Very beautiful pictures!
    One of amazing your post!

    Love,
    Julia,
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  10. Such a beautiful place, it doesn't seem real!

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  11. You look gorgeous and are rocking this outfit like no one else could :)

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  12. Looks amazing!!

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  13. Mariposas<3

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  14. these pictures gave me goosebumps. This looks surreal! You look surreal too btw ;) Gorgeous as always...

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  15. That scenery is positively breath-taking!

    XX Kathryn
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  16. I'm not keen on butterflies, they freak me out, but I just love to have the experience, it looks so beautiful and it might help me overcome my butterfly phobia!

    EelizaGee

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  17. Absolutamente incredible!

    You know I grew up in Mexico City (live in London now) and my parents used to take me here once a year to see the butterflies- so many incredible memories!

    Thank you for this post- much appreciated from a sentimental side!

    Paola

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  18. Wuaaaauuu~!! thats incredibly beautiful!!!! :)

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  19. Those photos are unreal! That's such a beautiful thing to experience!

    -Aliya
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  20. Beautiful pictures, I could watch them all the time

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  21. Que barbara hasta que se de donde eres!
    Me da gusto y me encantó tu post!
    Saludos desde Monterrey, México.

    Karla.

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  22. Waw, this definitely something that i want experience too!

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  23. wooowwww, this is amazing!!! love the photos!

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  24. these shots are incredible. LOVe em.
    oh and i never thought that jacket would look good on anybody but you prove me wrong. you're rocking it
    x

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  25. wow, this is absolutely amazing, the colours are stunning

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    x

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  26. I saw it on a documentary, gorgeous lucky you!!! Maybe i will go too :)

    xx

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  27. Wow, one of the most beautiful things I've ever seen in nature.

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  28. wow que estás en México y que fuiste a Michoacan! Las fotos están hermosa, y amo tu bomber jacket :)
    Besos
    Ylenia

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  29. wow! thats amazing!!! I love your pictures!!!!

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  30. Stunning! I have never heard of that before!

    Thank you for sharing this wonderful phenomenon with us!
    xx Emily

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  31. OMG these pictures are so gorgeous! I love butterflies!
    xoxox

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  32. absolutely amazing!!!

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  33. no way!

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  34. Such a magical place! It's beautiful.
    I envy you, I'm Mexican and I've never been there hahahahaha

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  35. ummm amazing!!! love this post. xo

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  36. gorgeous photos!

    Bises,
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  37. are u mexican? im mexican too! from sonora!! i bet the butterflies pictures is nothing like see it for yourself . kisses to you

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  38. Gorgeous photos, that jacket looks stunning on you!

    Carmen Ri.

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  39. great photos and nice sunglasses!

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  40. These photos are sooo beautiful. My kids would love this place:)

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  41. ahhh!!! is so beutiful see a part of my lovely country in your blog n.n
    Fashion and mexico is an explosive combination! YOU NEED TO COME TO MEXICO CITY!!! :D!!!!

    BESOS DESDE MEXICO!
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  42. stunning photos. I LOVE MEXICO!

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  43. Absolutely faboulous!!....Absolutely mexico!!!looooove...<3Kisses<3

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  44. Amazingly beautiful... Love all the pictures!

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  45. OMG this is amazing! It's so beautiful and the photos of the butterflies are amazing! o and of course you look great as usual :)

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  46. Woow this is amazing that you've experienced something like this!
    When I saw at the very first time those monarch butterflies in some science magazine I was like is this some photo manipulation or what because it's impossible that there's millions of billions (or something..) butterflies in the same place at the same time! Now when I've seen quite many times photos of that incredible thing all I think is that I wanna go there and see this with my very own eyes and take thousands of photos and videos! I hope that I'll have that opportunity sometimes in my life:D

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  47. Oh wow! That is so beautiful!

    xoxo,

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  48. What a gorgeous experience. Sad to be leaving Mexico there is no doubt but Europe is so incredible!!!!

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    xoxo

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  49. those sunglasses are so outrageously cool. i really really want a pair. they look fabulous with everything! thank you for sharing.
    xx, http://wordbyjessie.com/

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  50. I think this is my favorite post so far! The shots of these butterflies are beautiful!!!

    xoxo,

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  51. That looks absolutely breath taking! Thank you for sharing the experience.

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  52. It's hard to believe that a place like this still exist.
    We are so harsh towards our planet and yet, there is a little spot that you can see something so magical as this. You are truly blessed for experiencing such a beauty.

    XXX

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  53. So amazing!!

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  54. Amazing pics and thumbs up for your versace for h&m jacket :). Best wishes from Mexico city!


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  55. the best way to start a new, magic year... God, that nature is pure art. Happy 2012 lucky girl!

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  56. what lovely pictures! happy new year!

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  57. OMG this photos are amazing! Butterflies!

    ROWE

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  58. amazing!!! I love these pictures! ;)

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  59. Wow!! Amazing pictures!!!
    xo Madeleine
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  60. Amazing. Great photos. Thank You.

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  61. this is INCREDIBLE!
    THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR SHARING THESE BEAUTIFUL PICS!
    LOVE BUTTERFLIES!
    XOXOXO
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  62. your hair is amazinggg!
    Great photos!

    xx

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  63. So beautiful! I love butterflies!
    You look gorgeous too!
    xx
    Lili

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  64. What a beautiful place :)! & Fabulous accessories.

    Thepeppymay

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  65. these pictures are so stunning, and have totally set off my wanderlust! x

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  66. Awww so many butterflies!

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  67. Very beautiful photos!

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  68. omg, this is so, so beautiful!
    just amazing!
    <3


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  69. OMG! I wish i could experience something like that! Unbelievable!

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  70. wow this is gorgeous!
    nature is really one of the most amazing sources of beauty
    and you look amazing in these photos
    i love the prada sunnies :)
    xxx

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  71. Awesome!!!! You look beautiful

    Xoxo
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  72. Uall really beautiful this place!

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  73. I looove your jacket!!
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  74. Que lindo :) Como que si fuera un sueño.

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  75. This is amazing! was it scary sitting there at all? I love that jacket you blend in with the gorgeous setting!

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  76. Dios mío!!!^^
    las mariposas son increíbles ;)
    me encanta tu chaqueta y las fotos son espectaculares :D

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  77. WOW!!! So beautiful photos! Great Jacket!

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  78. WOW those little guys migrate from Canada to Mexico... that's a long way. Nice sunglasses.

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  79. A-MA-ZING those butterflies! I really love your outfit and your photo's! I'm following!

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  80. This is so wonderful. You are amazing Denni X

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  81. Incredible!!!

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  82. Wow, this is seriously amazing! I want to go!

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  83. Am I the only one who's seriously scared?

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  84. Wow, that is absolutely stunning! What an incredible experience. I feel you as far as packing again. Feel like I need a vacation from my vacation ;)

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  85. W-O-W amazing!

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  86. These pictures are so beautifull!!!!

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  87. Mother Nature has some great things for us to see.
    Too bad we all ruin it nine out of ten times.
    Amazing pictures!

    x Krizia

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  88. WOWOWOWWEEee!!!! I've never seen pics like this ever! Your monarch experience must have been outta this world AMAZZING! FABBBBBB outfit too! I love your Versace for H&M coat---totally awesome! Sooooo gorgeous! Enjoy Mexico babe! And happy NEW YEAR Denni!
    kisses
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  89. What an incredible experience! Plus your Versace for H&M jacket really compliments the scenery in your photos. Thanks for sharing! I look forward to reading all your new posts in 2012!

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  90. I'm speechless,this is absolutely mesmerising! Xo

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  91. Wow it's absolutely amazing ! xoxo

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  92. Wow! I'm impress! it's amazing, incredible phenomenon!

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  93. OMG these are some of the most beautiful pictures i have ever seen <3 stunning!

    happy 2012!

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  94. that is some jacket, damn! love the photos, just stunning :)
    xx

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  95. Unbelievable... I love your pictures! Had no idea that butterfies migrate! You're so lucky you've been there :)

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  96. Wow, it looks so beautiful...it's nice to see your appreciation of nature in these photos!

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  97. amazing look!!!

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  98. what a beautiful photos, and you look so gorgeous as always

    xo
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  99. you gave us a side of the world we never seen. and great look with the versace x h&m jacket!

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  100. OMG this is magical! You're lucky to be at such a place!

    XoXo
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  101. It's amazing!

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  102. amazing this place has to be fabulous! I love this photos!
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  103. Lovely post Deni, Happy New Year see you in MILANO soon
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  104. Impressive, must be a unique experience!

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  105. OMG this is so beautifuuull!!!

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  106. LOVELY POST :) :)
    Love that Butterflys ♥

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  107. Beautiful pictures!
    And I love the boldness of the jacket and glasses together :)
    xoxo www.chicfashionfreak.com

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  108. Somehow the shape of the sunglasses are perfect for that environment, they look so soft and cool, like the butterflies.
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  109. WOW! breathtaking.. No words can express this picture..
    you`re so lucky to see such beauty of nature

    xoxo
    Love
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  110. This is amazing sooo amazing I have no words...

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  111. These butterflies are soo pretty!!! I definitely have this on my list of must-sees.. very nice pics :-)



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  112. I guess you had an amazing time, happy New Year! I really want to travel to that part of the world, p.s the pics are amazing and the outfit brilliant!I have the same glasses, love them!!!just discovered your blog through bloglovin' (how can i have missed it, i know), pop by mine, I am sure you are gonna love it!

    Xo

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  113. SUPER cool post!
    love your glasses..
    I hope you have time to visit my blog..

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    Love,

    Emily

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  114. OMG love,love,love it!!
    kiss kiss

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  115. nice scenery... http://lifeandstylefjay.blogspot.com/

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  116. My list of must-sees..
    Amazing butterflies made my day!

    love
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  117. wow. srzly i cant believe its real. seriously.

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  118. amazing nature!! ;_)
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  119. those pictures are stunning - such a special place!! wow!

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  120. A M A Z I N G PICS, Denni!

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