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(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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Yost Escarpment Trail

(nr Upham NM) Hiked out to the Yost Escarpment on a 1 1/2 mile trail that went onto a portion of the historic Jornada del Muerto section of El Camino Real de Tierra Adentro. That was the most dangerous area of the 1,600 miles trade route that went from Mexico City to Santa Fe. Located […]

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