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Up, Up and Away in My Beautiful Balloon

One of the things on my bucket list is to ride in a hot air balloon.  Even though, I haven’t quite done that, I am getting closer.  Last weekend,(Oct. 25), a girlfriend and I ventured over to Taos, NM for the 32nd Annual Taos Mountain Balloon Rally.  Each morning- weather permitting- colorful hot air balloons […]

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Chaco Culture National Historic Park Designated International Dark Sky Park

Last August, northwestern New Mexico’s Chaco Culture National Historic Park (NHP) became the fourth unit of the U.S. National Park System to received the designation of International Dark Sky Park Association. Added to the National Park System in 1907 by President Theodore Roosevelt and designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1987, Chaco Culture NHP […]

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Take to the High Road -RVing in New Mexico

Summer is almost here and New Mexico has so much to offer for the RV enthusiast and outdoors person. The Rocky Mountains spans almost the entire west side of thes state. If you love hiking, trail riding, kayaking, hot mineral springs, birding, hot air ballooning, breathtaking landscapes, art, music and dance as well as the […]

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CatWalk on the Wild Side

Who would have guessed that in an arid southwestern area there is a free flowing creek that has shores hugged by sycamores, oaks and abundant wildlife such as bighorn sheep, mule deer and exotic bird life? Five miles northeast from the small town of Glenwood, New Mexico is a road that leads to the mouth […]

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