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We had a blissfully uneventful trip to Santa Fe, arriving at Bruce and Nancy's house at midnight local time, 2 AM Philly time. We woke up to beautiful New Mexico skies and spent the day enjoying a raft of holiday activities, all tinged with exoticism for kids (and adults) used to Main Line living.
First, a puppet show at the New Mexico Museum of Art, featuring reproductions of Gustave Baumann (famous puppet-maker) ...
... a bit longer - it was beautiful again all day today. Day 53. Monday 6th October. Apache Creek Wild Camp to Rio San Antonio Wild Camp. Neither of us slept particularly well, mainly because we were treated to an increasingly loud all night chorus of what we think must have been wolves howling (it didn't sound like coyote yapping) which - slightly unnervingly - seemed to be getting closer and closer to the tent. Still, we were in good spirits as we had breakfast in the morning ...
... eye was a large Columbian mammoth tooth from Texas.
In the adjoining room there was also a fantastic collection of meteorites and minerals, as I wandered around scanning the shelves the shore assistant opened yet another side-room. I could hear him talking to a couple of interested onlookers and went over to see what the fuss was about. As i walked I could see that this room was where all the museum quality fossils were housed, if only I'd had the ...
... east. Now the Santa Fe Railway does the same!
Wandered the old streets which are like Taos and filled with art and jewellery shops - some very expensive. Still we enjoyed it. We headed out of town and south, taking what was Route 66 (from 1926 to 1937), or the old Los Vegas Highway to our RV park - the Rancheros de Santa Fe where we pulled in and set up camp in the mid afternoon.
History of the Old Spanish Trail
... Frieda Kalo were two troubled, but amazing women, way ahead of their time. Their paintings have some similarities. Skulls for one thing. I like skulls too. I once found a cow skull on a trail in Colorado, I packed it out, after ripping it from the spine and rib cage. I tossed it up on my parent's roof to bleach out. I had it for years, but unfortunately, not Bobby's style. I'll have to get another for ...