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Travel Blogs from Red River
I headed for Taos, NM today. Some of the drive was through some nice scenery. Near Taos I came across Earthship Biotecture, a group of houses built with natural and recycled materials using solar and wind for power. I stopped and ...
... picked up from there. Stopped to see the Aztec Ruins, pretty cool if you love history or or curious about some of your ancestors, or just like to see how people lived 5 or 6 centuries ago. From there blew up the mountains to 13, 600 ft over this pass, and wound our way down to Taos - but on the way, check out this killer bridge. You get a little squeamish looking over the edge. Bought some Indian artifacts. Anyway, there you go.
Ohio City, Colorado to Taos, New Mexico "Earthships and Heavenly Beer" more beautiful mountains gradually change to scrubbiness in southern Colorado before crossing into New Mexico. We stop at the Rio Grande Gorge overlook, where the river has ...
... Santa Fe. What a lovely town, so liveable, so tranquil. Later we traverse Albuquerque, and for all the Bugs Bunny fans, we do turn left! Evening finds us in Gallup, NM at the Fire Rock Navajo Indian Casino. Boy there are more Indians here than Gen. Custer faced at the Little Big Horn. It seemed the whole Navajo nation was here and we were certainly in the minority, but we had a great time as there were very friendly and hospitable to us. Bye for now Wazza & ...
... be nice to get back in again!
Anyway love Taos - fantastic galleries and weaving/yarn shops selling hand dyed wools - have indulged that passion with some serious shopping. Oh and did I mention we found a premium outlet mall on our way out of Las Vegas - plastic now seriously melting and not just from the heat outside! Slight difficulty is that I'm now going to have to wear cowboy boots and shearling jacket back on the flight as they're not going to fit in my ...
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