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We took a day trip from Santa Fe to Los Alamos, New Mexico. We started out on Route 285, a nice four-lane highway. It was a beautiful drive with a view of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains and Jemez Mountains until we had to turn onto 502 which took us up to 7000 feet with a 7% grade on narrow, curvy, two-lane road. Once again we passed deep canyons that lead to the Rio Grande Gorge. It ...
... to the fire yesterday and there was a sign instructing cyclists to stop and camp at the bottom). Our map informed us that we could rent a dorm room at the Northern New Mexico Community College in El Rito. We arrived in 'town' (there's not much of it) and called the number listed, but it went to an out of hours answer phone as it was after five. After scoffing a packet of crisps and coke from the convenience store (they tasted fantastic, although they may have been there for ...
... room that is swept back into the hole each night by a dutiful church volunteer? I don't know and we didn't rub any of the dirt on our bodies. It was just, well, too dirty.
We had stopped for lunch at the much touted Rancho de Chimayo and shouldn't have. The tour bus in front wasn't enough of a warning sign. But next time it will be.
So it was starting to feel like our plans for the day weren't unfolding as beautifully as all the other days of ...
We drove from Scotland, TX to Santa Fe with no issues. A quick stop at a local park somewhere in the middle of nowhere for lunch brought some stares to the Scamp. The towns we drove through were quite sad in general. Many of them had storefronts that were boarded up, which were clearly at one point in the hub of town. There were so many cool strips with lovely-looking storefronts like these, but they were mostly closed up and collecting dust. I was hoping for a ...
It was agreed, so they recruited native Navajos, sheep herders and farmers, trained them and set them to work in the Pacific theatre. They were there at every engagement from Iwo Jima to Midway.
It helped change the course of the war.
They were so successful that their code was classified for 25 years after the war, and it was not until 2000 ...