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Village of a 1,000 Mines

Life In Cerrillos, New Mexico There’s gold in “them thar’ hills”, as well as turquoise, lead, zinc, silver, copper and coal. The “Turquoise Trail”, now more commonly known as Highway 14 going south from Santa Fe, you’ll find the redeveloping village of Cerrillos which means “little hills” in Spanish. You would never know from looking […]

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New Mexico Road Trip for Instagram Lovers

It’s a @TravelNewMexico Birthday Road Trip! Love New Mexico? Love a road trip? @TravelNewMexico loves both! @TravelNewMexico is a signature Instagram account that has rocketed to prominence by inviting guest Instagrammers to do a “takeover” of the account and share their love for unique New Mexico on-the-road adventures through imagery and stories. Inspired by a […]

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Celebrate Mother’s Day at the Purple Adobe Lavender Farm

In 1914, President Woodrow Wilson made Mother’s Day an official day for recognizing our mothers.  Since then we have been celebrating “everything maternal” annually on the second Sunday in May. Purple Adobe Lavender Farm is nestled in the charming and beautiful village of Abiquiu- a picturesque drive in Northern New Mexico through the breathtaking landscapes […]

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How to Walk and Talk with God

Easter weekend draws nearly 40,000 people walking a holy pilgrimage to the El Santuario de Chimayo  church in northern New Mexico, just outside the town of Espanola. A pilgrimage is a journey of the body and soul. Regardless of religion, it is an effort to become closer to God. A pilgrimage is sometimes undertaken to […]

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Just enjoying the great music!

A Night Out in Santa Fe- The City Different

I finally broke away from the daily grind of working and enjoyed some New Mexican entertainment of dinner and live music last night.  My girlfriend and I started with Del Charro’s Saloon and restaurant.  A favorite among locals, this rustic, western-themed watering hole serves Tex Mex grub, margaritas & cocktails and is in the hotel […]

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Earthships: Meet a Community in New Mexico Living in Incredible Off-The-Grid Homes Built From Trash

by Christopher Jobson on December 8, 2015 Fresh out of architectural school in 1972, Michael Reynolds immediately started to question much of what he had just learned. Why build houses with trees when forests are something we want to preserve? Why pay for electricity, water, and heat when all of it can be provided off-the-grid […]

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