Spirit Place Adventures and Hot Springs
Travel Blogs from Truth or Consequences
... cliff. The river carved the caves out ages ago and native people have been using the caves for thousands of years. The walls were added by a group that stayed in the fertile river valley for thirty years hunting and farming corn, beans and squash. The place still has thick soot deposits on the ceiling from over 700 years ago. So interesting standing in the dwellings where ancient people lived their lives.Headed out of the mountains to start heading ...
En route through Hatch, New Mexico, we stop at Gilly's Hatch Valley Chile Company. Hatch is the chile capital of the USA with lots of roadside stands, fields of chile being harvested, and chiles lying out in the sun to dry. Many are made up into wreaths, and hangings.
We bought some fresh roasted and peeled, green chiles for cooking and they gave me a sample. Zippy ...
... and headed out, down the road to see a sight of a different kind.
It’s hard to remember when you are out here in this vast, endless desert is it was once a sea floor. The limestone hills that are abundant around here are home to millions of fossilized sea critters. Those limestone mountains surrounded the Tularosa basin – one of the last points in this area to become barren and dry. Its transformation was slower than the ...
We are on open range, which means that cattle can be on the roads. Yesterday when we were coming to our campground, we came over a hill and there were several cows with their calves in the road. They looked at us and slowly plodded down the middle of the road, as if they were leading us home. They kept looking behind to make sure we weren't going to run them over, but they stayed right in the middle of the ...
... No noise of a single car, no lights, no phone service, no internet service. This was a community of about 20 people, both the owners of the RV Park, and a handful of seasonal or full time residents. On Friday nights they all gather on the porch at the office, and they invited us down, so we joined them for "snack and chat". We decided to spend two nights here so we could explore the area.
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
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