Nestled in the Frijoles Canyon within the Jemez Mountains, about an hour’s ride northwest of Santa Fe, this historical site likely housed and fed humans 11,000 years ago. But about 2,000 years ago, the Ancestral Pueblo People (earlier identified as Anasazi) took up a more permanent residence in the canyon and the volcanic tuff cliffs.
Gilda loves the high country. No problem for that Eurovan! We wanted to stop and get some of the top of the mountain photos from the roadside, but eh, it’s just a bit too curvy to pull over for those photos
Gilda was let out of the barn today. Her tires were ready to roll toward the Rio Grande outside of Santa Fe in pure Eurovan style. Spring is official in northern New Mexico: Sunny warm 55 degree days interrupted by snow, sleet, rain and wind — at any given time of the day. So when […]
Wandering about Madrid you’ll find shops that supply medicinal herbs, pottery, handcrafted jewelry, reiki practitioners, and tarot readings. It’s reported that Hollywood celebs occasionally meander about the town, like Drew Barrymore who purchased boots at one of Madrid’s boutiques. (I’m sure that was the talk of the town for months!) Fear not, however, that Madrid will be the next Rodeo Drive as it’s the kind of town where old west funk married bohemian style and stayed.
After a January visit to the Georgia O’Keeffe Museum in Santa Fe, it became essential to my mental well-being that we load up Gilda, the EuroVan, and head north to Plaza Blanca, or The White Place as Ms. O’Keeffe referred to the locale in the Abiquiu, NM region. Plaza Blanca was one of the subjects […]