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Travel Blogs from Pojoaque Valley
... commandeered by the government to house the Manhattan project. (They didn't tell him that, of course; they just said it was needed for the war effort.) A big exhibit of photos and interviews with people who worked on "The Hill" during the Manhattan Project days--many of them, to my amazement, went in 1943 and never left. Some worked there for 50 years. This exhibit provides a nice array, too--not just scientists, but also wives, ...
... been a jay but was 2FFR
Barn Swallows in droves
Little Yellow Sulfur
Monarch (or possibly Queen, since they have them here--settle for Danaus spp)
u Skipper (grey with white trim)
Two Common Checkered Skippers
But no kittens, named Chuck or otherwise.
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... The overall effect is very soothing. Downtown's center is a square, a charming park where everyone gathers, and the rest of town radiates from it. Ornate cathedrals and museums sit on the sidelines. We relax the balcony on one of our favorite restaurants overlooking the street activity...indulging in quacamole/chips and margaritas...music flows in from the park. There can be no tension here, for ...
... for a man for about a year and a half. Just a spectacular view of layered colored bluffs jutting up from the stone bedded river- carved out either by the finger of God or millions of years of water, wind and erosion or both. All of the stones were "harvested" from the river and were quite varied in color, turquoise, reds, tans, yellows and browns. Sorry no pictures- the fire ate my camera- Ive got a new ...
... we emerged we noticed a small number of people setting up chairs on the roadside. Intrigued, we questioned an older gentleman and were informed that we were about to be treated to the procession of the Fiesta de Santa Fe. This annual parade that we fortunately stumbled upon (but unfortunately we had with us raw meat and a bag of ice on a hot Southwestern day) fulfills a promise made in 1691 by Don Diego ...