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Travel Blogs from Truth or Consequences
... a little salt on it. Yum.
We also bought a chile Christmas wreath for our RV.
The Pecan Groves were being harvested also, however we couldn't find any unshelled pecans yet.
Short stop and now off west to our usual first stop in SW Tucson for laundry and house cleaning before we head over to Tucson Mountain park for a week of camping in the Sonoran desert.
... 8211; basically we were bored. At the Ranger station there was a bulletin board that held warnings about everything – rodents with the Plague, snakes that bite, squirrels that are aggressive, fish with DDT poisoning, and the lake itself is overcome with a blue algae that will kill you too. We rode out to check out the “primitive” camping (which means there is no electricity) and found the entire campground under about 3 feet ...
... the bars. As we drove in, we noticed a bank safe on one site, which was all that was left of the bank. There are several homes and business buildings left, along with a church and water towers for the train that came through. As I stepped out of the car quickly to take a picture of one of the buildings, I almost stepped on a 4' snake. I had been so mindful of rattlesnakes in the desert, and then for a moment ...
We left Albuquerque this morning and drove to Truth or Consequences, New Mexico. This town actually changed it's name from HOT SPRINGS to TRUTH OR CONSEQUENCES, because at that time there was a television show named Truth or Consequences, hosted by Ralph Edwards. Ralph visited the area and said if they would change the town's name he would give them advertising on his TV show. Well, they did, and they ...
... s Day, 1950.To this day, the town holds a yearly festival during the first weekend of May celebrating Ralph Edwards and the name change. Edwards himself officiated at the festival every year until he was physically incapable, and has a park, auditorium, and even his own day named after him in town.
When you think of a "desert town", TorC comes to mind. Lots of desert, desert shrub, free range cattle, ...
Other places to stay in Truth or Consequences
2270 N Date , Truth or Consequences | 1 star hotelfrom $65
2205 North Date Street, Truth or Consequences | 3 star hotelfrom $87
501 McAdoo St, Truth or Consequences | Hotelfrom $99
- Rude staff
- Why go to TorC? For the Sierra Grande Lodge!
- Did you love "Northern Exposure"?