Category Archive: New Mexico

Out and about in Santa Fe and Las Vegas, NM

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The northernmost point of the Turquoise Trail officially ends at the junction of State Highway 14 and Interstate 25, just south of Santa Fe.  We set up camp at Santa Fe Skies RV… Continue reading

Discovering the Turquoise Trail National Scenic Byway, NM

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We left the Alien-infested town of Roswell and continued our human trek northward, stopping at Cedar Crest, NM.  We had planned this stop close to Albuquerque so we could catch up on some mundane… Continue reading

Our close encounter of the third kind – Roswell, NM

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In ufology, a close encounter is an event in which a person witnesses and/or interacts with an unidentified flying object.  A system of event classifications was introduced by an astronomer and UFO researcher, J. Allen Hynek.… Continue reading

Incredible Caverns – Carlsbad Cavern NP

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Our drive on FM285 from Pecos, Texas to Carlsbad, New Mexico was the worst stretch of road we’ve ever driven, including even the worst that Alaska and Canada had to offer.  We urge folks… Continue reading

Frolicking in the Sand and gazing at the Sun – Alamogordo

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Other than missiles, rockets, and Holloman Air Force Base, Alamogordo, NM is also known for its gigantic sea of sparkling white gypsum.  The ever-changing dunes of brilliant and white gypsum sand engulf 275… Continue reading

Of Space and Missiles – Alamogordo, NM

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Continuing on our eastbound adventure, the first two stops in the “Land Of Enchantment”  (the moniker for New Mexico) led us to Las Cruces and Alamogordo. Right after the “Welcome to New Mexico”… Continue reading