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Good morning, I am heading to Taos in my travels today, and will not be particularly affected by the snow and bad weather being experienced in more northern Colorado. I've checked road conditions this morning and travel should be normal. For those of you who travel with your four-legged children, I found a good website for booking accomodations at …
As I promised myself, and you gentle readers (I hope), I spent yesterday kind of getting caught up with myself and seeing something of Taos. The sunshine is very different from at home in Scottsburg; probably because it's so dry here that the air sparkles instead of being soft with moisture. ******* hair and skin, but if I were a painter I think I …
... an artist and made the beautiful Indian dolls in my sitting room, and both Paco and his brother are jewellers. Paco doesn't make jewellery any more as he's busy running the B&B but his brother still does and makes and sells it in the trading post shop his grandfather set up. But just because Paco's no longer a practicing artist doesn't mean he's stopped loving it, every single inch of this place ...
... religion and way of life on the Indians the Indians revolted against the Spanish and were victorious (the Taos Pueblo Revolt). But then the Comanche Indians raided the area and the Taos Indians couldn't defend themselves against the attacks so made friends with the Spanish to create a bigger and stronger community. But they didn't want the Spanish living on top of them so the Spanish people settled in what is now the town of Taos in what is ...
What an interesting history this place has and what a mix of cultures. I suspect this history is taught to American school children from a young age, but again I didn't know it (apologies for my ignorance) so am sharing my interpretation of some of it. (Well maybe not all American school children as I heard a tour guide in one of the museums today rousing on a child, about 8 or 9 years old, for not knowing the history of the Boston Tea Party, perhaps ...
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Free parking
- Pets allowed