Las Parras de Abiquiu
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Travel Blogs from Abiquiu
... top of a Mesa last night for quite some time and felt the wind. It was heaven.
I am cooking chicken in the crockpot today. The recipe called for 1/4 cup of Sherry and drat I forgot my cooking sherry - so I substituted 1/4 cup of dark beer. I'll let you know how it turns out.
Sorry I missed a night of blogging. It was not by choice. Tomorrow we are heading north and west to Arizona.
Talk to you soon.
Jens & Rita
... enjoying the different rock formations and the shadows being created by the clouds drifting across the sky.
We were entertained by the grebes and mergansers that were also out enjoying the nice weather. We also got to see a raptor drifting along. Headed back to the shore, got the boat loaded and were inside the camper when the predicted winds hit.
... seemed to have left the deserts. The foothills scenery was watered by little rainstorms now and then. The pavement was often wet, but thankfully not flooded out as they would've been in the Mojave or in the Arizona Navajo country. It seems we got out of those areas just in time for these southwest monsoon rains.
We crossed unto New Mexico passing the touristy town of Chamo and driving along a valley full of towns with Spanish names. Sone of these Spanish places in nirthern ...
... we were seeing. On the tour you get to go to a restricted part of the ranch and drive by her house. No tours are given. It was nice to be out there without hiking.
Drove to Santa Fe afterwards to spend the next two nights. Found a local pizza place that was on Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives. Great pizza and salads!!! (Backroads Pizza if you're ever in town)
... through most of the state of NM on this trip and the last, this area of NM is my favorite! I can see why Georgia O'Keeffe loved it so much. The food in the cafe was perfect. We rented a 2 bedroom casita for the night and it was so nice to have room to spread out and the time to enjoy it.
(didn't take too many pictures today as we drove so much. Plus, where the scenery was breath taking there was either too many bugs or dust blowing in the air)