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Jicarilla Apache Parade

(Dulce NM) While passing through, the Jicarilla Apache were having a festival with a pow-wow. A parade on the main highway diverted all traffic. It required a stop to allow the floats to pass. So, eating lunch and getting gas were an easy choice. Jicarilla Apache Parade Lunch was a Navajo taco; silmilar ingredients on […]

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Wild Wild West Fiesta

(Truth or Consequences NM) The Wild Wild West Fiesta is an annual town celebration. It starts with a parade through downtown. Years ago, I’m told it was a much bigger affair with floats and celebrities. It was still pretty decent. Museums in town were free for the weekend and most shops had Fiesta Specials. Crafts […]

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Raid Day-Cabalgata, Columbus NM

Cabalgata Binacional

(Columbus NM) Following the Raid Day memorial ceremonies, the festivities began with the Cabalgata Binacional. Horse riders, from around the region, meet-up with riders coming from within Mexico. The American riders meet those from Mexico at the border, and escort them the three miles into the town. When they arrive, the riders are greeted by […]

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