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Drove from Las Vegas to Taos, which was the shortest point to point drive I have done (under 2 hours).
I took the scenic route because - uhm - the GPS chose the scenic route. This took me through the Carson National Forest which was great for two reasons:
- Great trees in autumnal colours. While I cannot distinguish the browns / greens very well, I could appreciate the multiplicity of the shades present. At ...
... with some Fir and Spruce Trees. Everyone can hear the river running southwest and there are some paths along the river for walking to the lake. Fawn Lake (3 acres- four little lakes) is here for fishing which is also opened up to day trippers. Beautiful lake stocked with fish. The night we were there two young women were fishing at the lake and a bear came down the other side looking for food. It is bear country so beware. They ...
... again, we couldnīt stay and took Jersey on the high road to Taos. Passing through the village of Truchas, the pop-up galleries, falling-down houses, pot-holed road, Spanish-named ranches, and mountain backdrop made Blair feel like he was driving in Bolivia rather than America. Within an hour or so, we were in Taos.
Although not immediately obvious, I feel like Taos might be one of those places that ...
... this either.)
New Mexico, along with California, Nevada, Utah, Arizona and Texas (which at the time also included parts of Wyoming, Colorado, Oklahoma and Kansas) were all originally part of Mexico.
During the late 1600s the Indian people in this area fought off a Spanish invasion, but several Spanish families still migrated to the region.
Then during 1835-1836 the Mexican people lost Texas to the US during the Texas ...
... Christo mountain range and wildflowers blooming everywhere. The property even has its own stone circle. Greg pointed out the beams that he and Dave hauled from Taos that became part of the covered entryway and outbuildings. Lisa pointed out the second story to the goat complex and gave us a tour of the greenhouse. The goats were very interested in what we might be doing there.