Copper King Lodge
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... town for a couple of hours, taking in the arts and crafts fair taing place in the Kit Carson park - the level of quality of the work was amazing - yes there were some trinkets and herbal soaps and homemade jam, but there was a significant amount of 'wow - that's great' art too.
After a lunch of waffles with deep fried chicken (I am not making this up) I headed to the Taos Pueblo.
I am not quite sure what to ...
... side. They seemed to know we were there and stared back at all these crazy humans who had boxes pointed at them that clicked. All kinds of cameras although most of them were phones like ours. However, there was some pretty professional looking equipment with tripods and long lenses. And, again, we were impressed with the clouds. I know that there are clouds like that home, but somehow they look different here. So, back ...
The route we took is a scenic byway the Enchanted Circle, which is the top scenic route in New Mexico. The byway starts and ends in Taos and it is about 90 miles total. We were only driving part of it today and tomorrow we will leave the byway when we reach the town of Eagle Nest.
Heading north on route 522 you can drive to the west to see the spectacular views from the Rio Grande Gorge Bridge than drive ...
Because it is a very old city, the road is only one lane each side with historic buildings on either side of the road so there hopefully will be no widening.
So much better to walk around to enjoy the area!
Ate at Graham's, and though it was threatening rain they let us sit outside. Lovely.
Later we went dancing at our favorite ...
... catch ups, which include our hosts as well as all the guests, we all seem to get in there at the same time so it's a great way to start the day. This morning I met a lovely lady from Calgary who was also travelling on her own so we spent the day together today touring Taos finishing up with a delicious dinner and glass of vino. We thought about tossing a coin to see who'd do the driving but as there was a slight possibility of me forgetting ...