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Early morning drive into town

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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Adventures in Geocaching!

Treasure is the stuff of legends, and hunts for treasure are the stuff of adventure and discovery.  In Pagosa Springs Country, there is the legend of Treasure Mountain—millions in gold were supposedly buried by 300 Frenchmen under the rocks of the San Juan Mountains. Only one man allegedly made it back to France, with a […]

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