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First stop Rosswell to see creatures form outer space. Well for $3 and a one hour leg stretch it was OK. The Museum has done a great job of documenting the cover up. If you swing that way it will be a rewarding stop. If you are a not believer then you will find holes in there presentation. We had to drive through Roswell so why ...
... Mogollon (hor-NAH-da muggy-OWN) rock art. The number and concentration of petroglyphs make this one of the largest and most interesting rock art sites in the Southwest. The rock art was made between 400 AD and 1200 AD with stone tools by removing the dark patina on the exterior of the rocks. It was fun to look at one and try to imagine what the artist had in mind while making it. Some were very easy to decipher and others are still a ...
In Hondo, near Ruidoso, there is an Iris Farm and we were able to see the acres of various types of flowers still viable in early June along with Hummingbird feeders.
Also in Hondo was a unique Jewelry Factory where earrings, bracelets, etc are made by pouring pewter into hand-made rubber molds. ...
... 30's and snow. Yes, snow. Ok, so maybe just flurries, but they lasted all day. We took a ride to the Mexican Canyon Trestle Bridge, ate lunch at the only place open in town, and did a little shopping. Did you know the average high in this town is 65 degrees? Well, as we got all suited up to head towards Carlsbad for the night, my bike (Suzi) wouldn't start. The ...
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Kind of a weird day. We hated Carlsbad, left in a traffic jam with pickup trucks everywhere. Drove by car dealerships with nary a car in sight - all trucks of every size. Drove north from Carlsbad, to Artesia, which is right in the center of major oil/gas exploration area. Drove by car dealerships with nary a car in sight. Everything looks prosperous, but obviously ...
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