Desert View Inn
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So its time to be back on the road and say goodbye to what has been our very comfy home at Tucson I actually got up at 6.30 am today because I was kind of excited to be on the move again and also cause I thought I'd try having a jog in the desert before the heat got going . I didn't manage very far cause the air is so dry its just impossible to breath , I have no ideas how so ...
... 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 ...
... br> We went today to see a ghost town called Lake Valley. This town had started because of a huge silver mine discovered in the area. The silver was mined our rather quickly, but then they found manganese, which was mined for use during WWI. After the war, the town dwindled and many people moved on. There was a fire that destroyed 3/4 of the buildings in town, supposedly set by a disgruntled drunk behind ...