Tag Archives: New Mexico

Just a Little More Taos

I meant to do this post a while ago, but life got busier than usual. We visited two more places on our way out of Taos, New Mexico . . . . A National Historic Landmark, the Spanish Colonial San … Continue reading

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Old Town Albuquerque

I didn’t know what to expect when we flew into Albuquerque, as I’d never been there and had only brief glimpses from the show Breaking Bad. I ended up liking the city a lot, especially the Old Town area. Old … Continue reading

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Taos Pueblo

Taos Pueblo is approximately 1000 years old and considered to be the oldest continuously inhabited community in the U.S. The native language, Tiwa, is unrecorded and unwritten and the traditional values are guarded as sacred. The buildings are made of … Continue reading

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The High Road from Taos

Hi there . . . back in New Mexico. As I posted before, we took the Low Road to Taos because it was faster. One guidebook stated that it could take up to seven hours to do the High Road, … Continue reading

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Taos Balloon Rally

We just happened to be in Taos the weekend of the Hot Air Balloon Rally. It’s not the big balloon festival–that happened in Albuquerque a week or two before. But instead of hundreds of balloons and over 100,000 people, this … Continue reading

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The Low Road to Taos

There are two way to get from Santa Fe, New Mexico, to Taos: the High Road and the Low Road. I read in a guidebook that the High Road could take from four to seven hours, so we took the … Continue reading

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Rust and Pastels

I shot this outside Taos, New Mexico. The light was so strange that day. In Taos, it was sunny and dry, but as we drove north, we saw rain and then a rainbow. The truck was completely in shadow, so … Continue reading

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Canyon Road, Part I

Canyon Road in Santa Fe is now one of my favorite streets. Block after block of beautiful galleries and shops and very nice scenery. I pretty much went nuts with the camera there, so I’m dividing the post into two … Continue reading

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Santa Fe, Part II

As I said in Part I, Santa Fe has a plaza in the middle of town, and we found ourselves gravitating towards it quite often. It was so nice to feel crisp autumn air and smell freshly roasted kettle corn … Continue reading

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Santa Fe, Part I

According to Wikipedia, the city of Santa Fe was originally occupied by a number of Pueblo Indian villages with founding dates between 1050 to 1150. One of the earliest known settlements in what today is downtown Santa Fe came sometime … Continue reading

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