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Re: OT: Goin' to Taos for vacation - ideas?
I lived in New Mexico for a number of years and go there for vacation
Just outside of Taos you'll see the Rio Grande Gorge, quite a place to
Two of the
largest mountain ranges in New Mexico come together there and have created
Take a day trip to Cimmaron and stay in the hotel there ( an 1800's)
(no tvs or air conditioners).
Santa Fe is worth seeing - remember though that it has become Hollywood
and there is a lot of fluff. There is a very old Catholic church there
is claimed to have a staircase built without nails by an anonymous
It is very mysterious and quite beautiful. Santa Fe may have some good
Mexican food but the best is found in Las Cruces. Ask for which
serves the best chile rellenos.
Go to the pueblos in the area to see the real New Mexico of old and buy
nice turquoise for your wife.
Try out Albuquerque and go to the top of Sandia mountain (Cedar Crest),
nice place. And then stop by some coffee shops by the university and try
catch a live musical performance there.
Chama and Pagosa springs area to the north west of Taos are very enchanted
places as well.
Have a good one.