Tag Archives: New Mexico

White Sands National Monument…Never Underestimate the Desert!

White Sands National Monument is just a 1.25 hour drive from Ruidoso, New Mexico.   From the first moment I read about it  I knew it was a place I had to visit.  We set off on our road trip … Continue reading

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Wild horses couldn’t drag me away! In search of wildlife in the Sierra Blanca Range of Lincoln National Forest.

I keep dreaming of my National Geographic moment, the time when I will witness a great feat of nature, be part of a once in a lifetime wildlife experience. Something safe and not too disturbing of course, but something big… … Continue reading

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On the road again to Ruidoso, New Mexico!

We always end up leaving late, the planned 6am blast off absolutely did not happen but we were only an hour behind, not bad for our first long road trip with the dogs! We were inspired by the story of … Continue reading

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Ojo Caliente, New Mexico

About 1 hour north of Santa Fe\ via US 285N is the Ojo Caliente Mineral Springs Resort and Spa (http://ojospa.com) and it so well worth the drive.  Archeologists date the springs back  thousands of years and you can easily imagine Native … Continue reading

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Madrid, New Mexico

Just about 45 minutes south east of Santa Fe off the “Turquoise Trail” (Hwy. 14) lies Madrid, New Mexico.  Visiting this town is like taking a step back in time. A pleasant step back!  The scenery is austerely beautiful along … Continue reading

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