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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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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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Aguirre Springs

(nr Organ NM) Visited Aguirre Springs National Recreation Area CG against the Organ Mountains, overlooking the Tularosa Basin. A fantastic location with great views that came highly recommended by a friend. Big rigs are not recommended there. Check with the volunteer at the gate, before entering, as they can tell you if your rig will […]

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