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(Glenwood NM) I arrived late in the evening, so I dry camped overnight for free at Bighorn Campground. It had about a half dozen spots with picnic tables, fire rings and a vault toilet nearby. It was a very convenient location just on the north edge of town. My goal was to visit the Catwalk […]

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Silver City

(Silver City NM) Visited the Silver City Museum where they had displays on mining, ghost towns, Chicano musicians, pioneer life, native tribes and early settlers. Based on the museum docent’s recommendation, I ate lunch at Jaliscos Mexican Restaurant. It turned out to not be authentic, and marginal food. Most galleries were closed as I happened […]

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Gila Cliff Dwellings

(Gila Hot Springs NM) Way up in the mountains of southwest New Mexico is Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument. These are some well preserved rock and adobe housing built into caves set in a high cliff. This was one of the places I really wanted to see. The hike up was easy, along a stream […]

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