Taos Trail Inn
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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Travel Blogs from Ojo Caliente
... our preferred destination near Valle Grande Peak - the Forest Service had rather inconveniently started a controlled fire which was just petering out (and it turned out the river here - a pretty major one - was dry too). This meant that not only did we have to push on to our fourth option at El Rito (we'd ruled out Abiquiu with the way we were feeling), but we also had to climb up to Valle Grande Peak through thick smoke (although we were lucky in a way as the road was ...
... at a roadside fruit stand...just a family selling locally grown Apricots, cherries and little else. Those apricots reminded me of what I grew up with in CA and haven't been able to find since. Picked fully RIPE. They were bursting with flavor....the cherries were excellent as well. We also saw a sign by the side of the road advertising a lavender farm...they also had very fine brochures at the train depot in Santa Fe. Great marketing...but actually not worth the washboard ...
After our short hike, we tried out the rejuvenating outdoor natural hot baths which was awesome. I think I may have loved it a bit more than Dave liked it. :-) Ha! Then we visited the steam room and then the sauna. Dave lounged in the lobby by the fire while I took in more of the baths. Hopefully we'll be able to get some pictures added on here.
Dave cooked his ...
... through most of the state of NM on this trip and the last, this area of NM is my favorite! I can see why Georgia O'Keeffe loved it so much. The food in the cafe was perfect. We rented a 2 bedroom casita for the night and it was so nice to have room to spread out and the time to enjoy it.
(didn't take too many pictures today as we drove so much. Plus, where the scenery was breath taking there was either too many bugs or dust blowing in the air)
... so we bought a bottle from each place. When we got back to the campground we headed over to the pools. The biggest pool was only 84 degrees so it was nice and cool. We stayed there mostly laying in the hammock next to the pool for a bit and once the sun started to go down we went to the hotter pools. There were a total of 6 different hot springs pool and the only one we didn't go into was the iron pool and it was ...