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Brazilian Free-Tailed Bats Incredible Journey

In a remote part of the San Luis Valley of Southern Colorado, an abandoned iron mine is the site of a unique and special wildlife display. Each summer, people hike to the Orient Mine at Orient Land Trust (OLT) to witness the outflight of the largest bat colony in Colorado. The population of this colony […]

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Sensational Outdoor Concert in the Pines

Picture yourself traveling through historic mountain passes with tunnels, horseshoe curves, seeing abundant wildlife and spectacular views of the San Luis Valley and the Sangre de Cristo Mountain Ranges all in the comfort of a restored 100 year old steam engine on the Rio Grande Railroad.   On Aug. 25th, a dear friend and I […]

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Review of Life in Los Sauces

Life in Los Sauces Written by Olivama Salazar de Valdez and Dolores Valdez de Pong Adobe Village Press in Monte Vista, CO, 2005 ISBN: 0-9644056-9-5 $19.95, 273pp Here is a small village that I bet not too many people have heard of- Los Sauces, Colorado.  Reading the book, Life in Los Sauces was enlightening, in […]

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The Journey Began In Arizona

Hello and Welcome! I invite you to join me as I journey through the four states of Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico and Utah. The American southwest is very sacred and special to me.  I seem drawn to this part of the country and have derived so much pleasure in exploring the wilderness and serenity that […]

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