Wednesday, May 22, 2019

New Mexico Nomad

A New Mexican that enjoys exploring back roads and learning more about the history of the Land of Enchantment.

Latest Articles

Las Cruces

Doña Ana County Doña Ana County, established in 1852, is one of thirty-three counties in New Mexico. It is the second-most populated county in the...

Madrid

Not A Ghost Town Anymore Located midway on the Turquoise Trail, the village of Madrid is often referred to as a ghost town, though the...

Cerrillos

The community of Cerrillos exudes the rugged charm and rustic simplicity of the Old West. Cottonwoods line the dirt streets, with adobe homes surrounded...

Turquoise Trail

The U.S. Department of Transportation combined the Sandia Crest Scenic Byway (NM 536) and the Turquoise Trail Scenic & Historic Byway (NM 14) into...

Spanish Missions in New Mexico

New Mexico has an abundance of Spanish missions. Far more people are aware of California’s missions, many of which have been well preserved; however,...

Billy the Kid Scenic Byway

Recently I took a poll on social media to figure out which scenic byway I should write up next. I limited the poll to...

Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks

Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks National Monument Congress established the Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks National Monument May 21, 2014 to protect prehistoric, historic, geologic, and biologic resources. The...

The Valles Caldera

The Valles Caldera is a special place, one of my favorite places on the planet. For years it has been a place of serenity,...

White Sands

New Mexico is a state of fascinating landscapes. From the out of this world rock formations of Bisti/De-Na-Zin and City of Rocks, to horizons...

Highway 4 | Jemez Mountains

The Jemez Mountains are a source of solace for me. It doesn’t take long to get there from my front door and there are...
X