Mexican Field Trip
February 14th to March 2nd
I was fortunate to be able to join a group
from AIAPS on a field trip to
Our group in total was:
Prof. Norbert Rebmann, Field trip leader, Professor of Botany at
M. Pierre Fontaine Treasurer of AIAPS
M et Mme. Gerard and Michelle Baudry
M. et Mme. Alain and Annie Legal
Mme. Madeleine Esteve
Day 3 – Wednesday 16th February - Mexico City to Puebla
Day 4 - Thursday 16th February - Puebla to Tehuacan
Day 5 – Friday 18th February - Mesa de San Lorenzo, and towards Canada Morelos
Day 6 - Saturday 19th February – Texcala, Zapotitlan de Salinas and Acatapec.
Day 7 – Sunday 20th February – to Oaxaca via Calipan, San Gabriel (San Rafael), Teotitlan, Los Cues, Cuicatlan, and San Juan de los Reyes.
Day 8 - Monday 21st February – Monte Alban, and then towards Mitla via Yagul
Day 9 – Tuesday 22nd February – South West from Oaxaca – the Mammillaria albilanata day!
Day 10 - Wednesday 23rd February – From Oaxaca to Cuautla via Huajuapan de Leon
Day 11 – Thursday 24th February – Towards
, via Peņon de Amujar Hidalgo
Day 12 – Friday 25th February – After Teotihuacan, to Pachuca and Huasca de Ocompo
Day 13 – Saturday 26th February – Barranca de Metztitlan
Day 14 – Sunday 27th February – Venados, Metztitlan, San Cristobal, and over the mountains to Molango
Day 15 – Monday 28th February – Mirador Piņa del Aire and back to Mexico CityFor the technical, the photos were taken with a Konica-Minolta Dynax 7D with 17-35mm K-M, 24-85mm f 3.5-f4.5 Minolta, 100-300mm APO Minolta and Sigma 105mm macro lenses. I shot these all in RAW + JPEG, and used an Archos AV400 40GB player as the store onto which the 1MB Sandisk Ultra II 1GB card was downloaded.. The images on this site were from the JPEGs, typically with minor levels adjustment and a USM of 80, 2.5, 2 as the camera is set up with no in camera sharpening. All galleries were created with JAlbum, and the web pages themselves created using KompZer on my 2.8GHz i% Quad PC running Windows 7.