Author Archive | Pleinguy

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Old Fashion Christmas

(Truth or Consequences NM) Each year, the town holds an Old Fashion Christmas night in downtown to instill the holiday spirit. Colorful lights everywhere, festive music, a visit by Santa, streets closed for easy wandering with shops, cafés, and galleries staying open late. A tree lighting next to city offices kicked off the celebration which […]

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Engle

(Engle NM) Went to see the ghosttown of Engle, but there’s not much left of it. The old schoolhouse is the only building remaining. I was told there are still a couple of foundations now on private property. There was a shed and an adobe barn that looked pretty old. The entire area is now […]

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Point of Rocks Trail

(nr Alivio NM) Point of Rocks was another portion of El Camino Real de Tierra Adentro. A short 1/2 mile loop went up a hillside to the top of the point. And yes, there were a lot of rocks on the trail. A lookout spot provided a view of the actual Jornada del Muerto below. […]

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