Whenever we go somewhere new on vacation, we like to explore the area and play "What if...?", looking at things from the perspective of possibly relocating. Isla Mujeres has long been the fantasy, "win the lottery and move anywhere" destination, but Sedona has officially replaced it. Not even on our original itinerary for this trip, … Continue reading I want to live in Sedona
We left ABQ yesterday morning, headed for Red Rock State Park and Ceremonial, alternating between 66 and 40 whenever we could. We had to turn around near Correo and Mesitas when we couldn't locate 66, and saw a depressing Native slum/ruins right off 40 near the latter. Other parts of 66 before and after Gallup … Continue reading The road to Winslow
See the full gallery on posterous I love getting out of the New York area because there is so much truth in the cliche, "familiarity breeds contempt", and there are few things I have more contempt for than the bland green landscapes along our highways, and the soullessness of our over-developed suburbs and under-nourished cities. … Continue reading Albuquerque – The Good, The Bad, The Ugly
Your Chance to Taste $1000 Salsa The highly popular “Homemade Salsa Competition” will be the focus of this year's Old Town Salsa Fiesta. Contestants will present mouth-scorching, tummy-tingling recipes for the competition, which is judged entirely by you! In addition to the competition, this event has something for everyone - live music and dance, a … Continue reading Albuquerque – Here We Come!
Since 1922, the people of Gallup, New Mexico have been proud to present the Gallup Inter-Tribal Indian Ceremonial each summer. A unique opportunity to immerse yourself in Native American arts, cultures, and traditions, “Ceremonial”, as it is known throughout the region, is a special time when indigenous peoples from throughout the United States, Canada, and … Continue reading The Annual Gallup Inter-Tribal Indian Ceremonial