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Bandelier

(White Rock NM) Moving south again, I resupplied in Española. Then headed to Bandelier National Monument in Frijoles Canyon. Another location with native ruins. But, it included some fantastical rock formations and cliffs. Really, I was a bit overloaded on cliff dwellings and kivas. Since I was told the scenery was exceptional, I decided to […]

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Chama

(Chama NM) Visited Chama mainly to see the Cumbres & Toltec Railroad. It was raining, so I didn’t stay for long. Just enough to get a couple of photos. The train was originally used to haul ore from the mines in southern Colorado. But, now it takes tourists on that route. It has narrow gage […]

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Aztec Ruins

(Aztec NM) In far northwest New Mexico was the Aztec Ruins National Monument. Another preserved pueblo site. However, this one has the only restored and functioning Great Kiva. Natives continue to use it for ceremonies. Before going, I stopped at Blake’s Lot-a-burger to have a green chile cheeseburger and fries for lunch. When in New […]

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