Travel Blogs from Taos, United States

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Turning trash into houses, Taos, United States travel blog

Turning trash into houses

A travel blog entry by happysheep

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... dream to build sustainable housing, mainly out of recycled and waste materials. Michael Reynolds fights to be able to build Earthships around Taos in New Mexico, creating communities that a self-sufficient and off-the-grid. His team also go to build a ...

The Art Scene, Taos, Santa Fe and Albuquerque, United States travel blog

The Art Scene

A travel blog entry by pmsymes

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Well, it's my turn to write about our day. We toured Taos this morning but were disappointed - we spoke with a gallery manager and she said that due to the downturn in the economy shops are opening fewer days and Tuesday seems to be the day many of them ...

The Southwest, Taos Ski Valley, United States travel blog

The Southwest

A travel blog entry by beesandtrees

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2550 miles on odometer Was happy to leave Amarillo.  It is a sad little town.  I felt especially bad for the woman who was checking into the hotel explaining that her boyfriend held a knife to her, and then she and her kids were kicked ...

Alburquerque to Taos, Taos, United States travel blog

Alburquerque to Taos

A travel blog entry by miss.chris

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... buffalo burgers while sitting in the patio. We went into their wine shop and got some NM wine for our dinner. Then it was on to Taos. We set up camp in a campground we’d stayed in before, right in town but then it was too late to eat dinner. ...

Mountains, Taos, United States travel blog

Mountains

A travel blog entry by pmsymes

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Well;we arrived in the real southwest today! Taos is a very attractive artsy community north of SanteFe,New Mexico. We got of I-25 at Walsenburg,Colorado and headed west on Hwy 160. This gave us our first trip into the mountains and we went through LaVeta ...

The Plan, Taos, United States travel blog

The Plan

A travel blog entry by kupdegra

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... before we hit the ground running and driving. This just became the perfect vacation! First it's the drive from Albuquerque to Taos. Of course, it's not non-stop. Gotta stop at the markers describing Gold and Turquoise, then following the Rio Grande ...

The last day in Taos, Taos, United States travel blog

The last day in Taos

A travel blog entry by pfl_guy

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... played cellos in ways I'd never heard! Apparently, they only get together a couple of times a year and jam at the Adobe Bar in the Taos Inn. When we first arrived the piece they were playing was kind of new age haunting and I wasn't sure I was up for a ...

High Road to Taos backwards, Taos to Santa Fe, United States travel blog

High Road to Taos backwards

A travel blog entry by thetraveller88

... the U.S., easily recognizable as one of Georgia O'Keefe's favourite subjects: the San Francisco de Assis church at Ranchos de Taos, then continuing along to Trampas to see the San Jose de Gracia church there. Unfortunately, in February, most things are ...

A Day in Taos, Taos, United States travel blog

A Day in Taos

A travel blog entry by miss.chris

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... the house that we wanted, sold and closed last Friday so we couldn't visit it. But we could still eat meals, lots of meals in Taos. Comfort food to console ourselves. We left Santa Fe late morning and got to Taos by 11a.m. just in time to eat a very late ...

Taos and Beyond, Taos, United States travel blog

Taos and Beyond

A travel blog entry by miss.chris

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... , NM in order to save Dale's Frequent Flier Miles from expiring. Good logic according to us. We flew into Albuquerque and drove to Taos last night arriving in time to eat dinner. We checked into our hotel, The Historic Taos Inn, right at the plaza. ...

85. The New Mexico, Taos, United States travel blog

85. The New Mexico

A travel blog entry by sarahandblairnz

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... has been inhabited by the Taos Indians for over 1000 years. It is believed to be the oldest continually inhabited building in the United States. Built in the adobe style, from earth, straw, and water dried into bricks, the earth ovens, drying racks, and ...

The Ascent to the Ancients., Taos, United States travel blog

The Ascent to the Ancients.

A travel blog entry by sirsmonkey42

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... much in the same way that the town clung to the mountain for fear of losing itself to something ordinary.  Entering Taos was a different feeling too.  The town exudes a sense of culture that is largely different than others.  The ...

A gorge, a circle and where's the snow?, Taos, United States travel blog

A gorge, a circle and where's the snow?

A travel blog entry by malbet

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We had long wanted to visit Taos, even before this adventure was in the planning stage, so it was with great anticipation that we set out to explore. Each time we visit a new destination we collect a varying amount of maps and leaflets pertaining to the ...

Spoiling ourselves in Taos, Taos, United States travel blog

Spoiling ourselves in Taos

A travel blog entry by sackitoff

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After such a great time in Crested Butte, we were sad to go. But after five hours of driving, we turned up in Taos at our guest house for the next two nights and found out that we're staying in quite possibly the nicest place on earth. Seriously. Our room ...

Walking with the ancients & the atom bomb, Taos, United States travel blog

Walking with the ancients & the atom bomb

A travel blog entry by pfl_guy

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... of mud. I found the exhibits very interesting but Deb rapidly became overloaded, much like I do when we do a day of gallery tours. Turnabout is fair play! We then made the return drive, arriving back in Taos just in time for our daily afternoon ...

Trying to Get to Taos, Taos, United States travel blog

Trying to Get to Taos

A travel blog entry by miss.chris

... love Taos, we've even looked at moving to Taos or Santa Fe, it is a place we escape to when we can take a break. Taos not only has wonderful food but just an atmosphere about it, artistic and holistic. We wanted to share this place with our grandkids. We ...

A Day in Taos, Taos, United States travel blog

A Day in Taos

A travel blog entry by miss.chris

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... too. From the restaurant we found that we were close to the Rio Grande. If you have never crossed over the Rio Grande just outside of Taos, this is another must do. The gorge is a couple of hundred feet deep with the river running thru it. The bridge has ...

A Day in the Life in Taos, Taos, United States travel blog

A Day in the Life in Taos

A travel blog entry by miss.chris

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... whole meal in. We did find out the very important information on pinion wood and when we can buy a load. We will plan to head back this fall for that and another round of eating and our firewood. Love Taos, it is one of my favorite places in the world. ...

Enchanted Spooks..., Taos, United States travel blog

Enchanted Spooks...

A travel blog entry by malbet

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... New Mexico many miles further south and had been very disappointed that the snowy weather had kept us there. We had really planned to visit Taos in the north; now our wish was about to come true, but in order to get there we had to cross the Sangre de ...

4 seasons in a day on epic 142.4 mile ride to Taos, Taos, United States travel blog

4 seasons in a day on epic 142.4 mile ride to Taos

A travel blog entry by cndashton

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Day 16 Pagosa Springs, Colorado to Taos, New Mexico 142.4 miles with 8,123 ft of climbing Before we started this trip we said that if one of us could not continue, the other one should.  However, now that we're here that seems inconceivable.  We ...

Taos (which rhymes with mouse), Taos, United States travel blog

Taos (which rhymes with mouse)

A travel blog entry by lynnandkriss

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... Mexico. Thousands upon thousands of dead trees as we wound up into the mountains. Pine beetles apparently. It is a big problem all over the States but this is the most extensive we have seen. Tree skeletons as far as the eye can see. Eerie. LK: In case ...

On to Taos and a stop at Chimayo Sanctuary, Taos, United States travel blog

On to Taos and a stop at Chimayo Sanctuary

A travel blog entry by pfl_guy

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... the engine will overheat. Coupled with the winding nature of the road, it makes for a demanding drive.   We arrived in Taos and are staying at the Taos Valley RV Park where we stayed last November. It is only a few miles from the ...

Taking the High Road to Taos, Taos, United States travel blog

Taking the High Road to Taos

A travel blog entry by ambs55

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Another New Mexican town with classic puebloan architecture, just on a smaller scale. Taos is a beautiful little village up in the mountains with great atmosphere and great scenery. I'll keep this one short since the last one was so long and let the ...

Great Sand Dunes, CO / Taos, NM, Taos, United States travel blog

Great Sand Dunes, CO / Taos, NM

A travel blog entry by csimpson

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... Colorado. More sleepy towns, double-wide trailer homes, sleeping fields waiting for the warmth of spring. Just north of Taos on 285, a strange looking hobbit-like dwelling suddenly pops out of the passing landscape, followed by another and another. ...

Taos Gorge / Bandelier / Epic Road Trip Back, Taos, United States travel blog

Taos Gorge / Bandelier / Epic Road Trip Back

A travel blog entry by olinorwell

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After finding a cute little cafe for early morning brunch we left Taos. Our first stop was the Taos gorge, which is crossed by the second highest bridge in the USA. Walking over this gave me an unexpected feeling south of my bellybutton! For some reason I ...

To the Red Willow Pueblo, Taos, United States travel blog

To the Red Willow Pueblo

A travel blog entry by pfl_guy

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... are moving from community to community on their way south.   After leaving the pueblo, we went back into Taos and walked around the plaza for a short while before again being chased inside by the afternoon monsoon. Fortunately ...

Another world..., Taos, United States travel blog

Another world...

A travel blog entry by malbet

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... his arms all the way round either and it was quite shiny, so how they manage this is a mystery!! The Red Willow people (Taos pueblo Indians) live their lives at one with the world and are intent on preserving that way of life.  The ...

The art of living in a 1000 year old home, Taos, United States travel blog

The art of living in a 1000 year old home

A travel blog entry by thetraveller88

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... , my agenda for the day did not include any skiing--I could do that back home in much more snow-rich conditions. Instead, I headed for Taos Pueblo. Imagine--living in a home that has been in use for about a thousand years! They may not look it as the ...

Taos, New Mexico, Taos, United States travel blog

Taos, New Mexico

A travel blog entry by elviejo

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... live in more modern homes on surrounding Pueblo lands. They are proud of their status as a sovereign nation within the United States, and they still hold to their ancient traditions despite relentless pressures to "modernize." Unfortunately, much of ...

Taos & Enchanted Circle Drive, Taos, United States travel blog

Taos & Enchanted Circle Drive

A travel blog entry by dhjv62a

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... thunderstorm that dropped lots of water, extreme lightning, thunder and pea sized hail.  Attached are some of the pictures of Taos and the Enchanted Circle drive. We stayed the night in Chama, NM home of the Cumbres & Toltec steam railway. ...

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