Travel Blogs from Santa Fe
... the way, we saw this dude walking along the side of I-40 with a HUGE cross over his shoulder with wheels on the bottom so he could drag it. Beth look it up online, it was Arthur Hollands. He left Santa Monica and was walking across the country to New York to 'spread peace'. He has a LONG way to go, we actually saw him when we headed west too but this time we looked him up.
Once we got to Sante Fe and set ...
... in the territory of New Mexico." Sometime in recent history, someone went to the plaque and chiseled out “savage.” No one knows who.
During the tour, we also walked by several cathedrals that we will try to revisit tomorrow.
Then, later in the day, we took a small bus tour of Santa Fe, where we went all over Santa Fe. We found out from both tours about the history of Santa Fe. It is the oldest state capital in ...
... on the square in Old Taos, while I sat in the big gazebo in the center of the square and imagined what the town must have looked like 300 years ago when the Spanish founded it. I have also always been intrigued by the life of Kit Carson, one of the truly great old West characters in American history, who lived here. We ate lunch at the "Gorge" Restaurant in the heart of town and it ...
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A to Z New Mexico architectural and decorating terms
- Adobe – a building material traditionally made of mud and straw, modern practice is to use sand and clay
- Bancos – low (earthen) benches, built into the walls for seating
- Banos – bathrooms
- Canale – water spout ...
After a quick breakfast at McDonald's (couldn't find the restaurant that'd been recommended - we're getting very good at u-turns after getting lost countless times), we headed for Bandelier National Monument, a magnificent canyon where pueblo Indians lived in the past in adobe houses and caves in the cliffs, which they enlarged.
Just as we arrived at a large cave that could be reached by a series of four long ladders, a huge dust and ...