Desert View Inn
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... running through and you wonder how life could be sustained here. You see homes every now and then, sometimes some cows or a horse, but this is a very sparse area. As you look around and hear the quiet you drift back a couple of hundred years and your imagination takes over. You picture a Wells Fargo stagecoach heading through the pass looking for an ambush. Are the Indians up the hill behind a tree? Is Jessie James or Billy the Kid waiting to rob the stagecoach? As I turn around ...
... we would - a rather ramshackle town and looked a bit scary in places so thought wed stay in the hotel to eat. Hotel was a really old building and was OK but our room was a bit dark and pokey . We were pleased to be offered 2 free spa sessions as part of our stay - I was really looking forward to this , as most of you know I suffer from pretty dry skin and was hoping the ...
... 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 ...
... took us in the wash and pointed out some historic stuff. The look ended at the ruins of a cabin that had in eons past, belonged to a French man – the locals called him Frenchy. The park is named after Oliver Lee who was a local cattle baron and shrewd business man who in cahoots with Frenchy controlled all the water that raged from Dog wash and sold it to the farmers in the area. They fashioned cement runs to collect and direct the water ...