Adobe Inn & Studios
Travel Blogs from Santa Fe
We started the morning with a brisk hike up to the Cross of the Martyrs providing great views of Santa Fe. We then sought out the secret storefront for the Los Alamos Laboratory where euopean and Nazi scientist were checked-in before heading over to Los Alamos Labs.
We met Keith and his Tibetan Mastiff (Barkley) over at the rail yards. The weather held out longer today which allowed us to visit several restaurants - all of which were closed! We ...
The usual freezing start, but this was a driving day - to Santa Fe. About 4+ hours. Following the advice of the Farm Bistro woman we drove to Mancos - not very far - and found it fairly closed and quiet on a cold winter's Sunday morning!! But despite the recommended coffee place being closed, we found the breakfast place - Absolute - open and buzzing!! Very good breakfast, and a good start to the day. We went ...
... this chapel is the first Gothic structure west of the Mississippi.
Well, back to the story about the staircase. The carpenters built the most beautiful chapel and choir loft. One error – no stairway to link the two. And, since the loft was extremely high, there wasn’t enough space to build a normal staircase. Carpenters were called in and no one could figure out how to build it. So, the nuns ...
... and crumbling rock with deep red-rust colors. We both remarked that neither of us had seen territory like it before.
The first stop on the New Mexican voyage was Santa Fe. This is a city of three personalities--one is the new-age-y, kooky caucasian artist and/or would-be artist type; while another is the well-to-do retired or semi-retired adventurist; and the third would be the local looking somewhat bemused at the first two ...
... hand. I can't think of a better keepsake to remember this trip!
After breakfast we headed out to the Randall Davey Audubon Sanctuary to see birds and hike a bit. We met some fellow birders and enjoyed chatting with them about all the places we'd birdied in common. We saw very little on the hike, though we enjoyed being outdoors. The majority of the birds were near the Nature Center’s ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking