Tuesday, June 18, 2019

New Mexico Nomad

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

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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...

White Oaks

The Discovery of Gold The boom and bust of mining in the late 1800s gave rise to numerous tent cities and mining towns across New...

Corrales

Village of Corrales Corrales is a tiny, agricultural community tucked between the Rio Grande’s western bank and Rio Rancho, just north of Albuquerque. The village...

Fort Stanton Snowy River National Conservation Area

In 2009 Congress designated the Fort Stanton Cave and 25,080 acres surrounding it as a National Cave Conservation Area to protect the...

Fort Stanton Historic Site

After the Mexican American war, the United States established numerous forts across the newly acquired territory. They constructed Fort Stanton in 1855 to control...

Stargazing in New Mexico

New Mexico’s skies are exquisite. The abundance of earth tones is offset by a sky prone to colorful antics. The sky often looks more...
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