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Hike to Bomb Target

(nr Caballo NM) During World War 2, the southwest was used for training bomber pilots and crew. Concentric circles were plowed into the ground as targets that airmen used to practice dropping dummy bombs filled with flour. From as high as 10,000 ft, they made a noticeable splash. Bomb Target – Aerial View Today, some […]

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El Fuerte Walk

(El Fuerte MX) Just outside the hotel was the Plaza de Armas with walkways through lush gardens, monuments, bandstand, a fountain, and benches. In early days it was enclosed and held supplies for the fort. El Fuerte Walk – Plaza de Armas Around the sides were shops, cafés, hotels, city hall, and a chapel. And, […]

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Mennonite Museum

(Ciudad Cuauhtémoc MX)We stopped to see the Mennonite Museum which was built like their typical barn and home combo. Storage, workshops, equipment, animal shelter and living space all-in-one construction. Mennonite Museum – Tractor A guide took us through the different sections, and explained how each area was used. Their ways and customs were described with […]

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