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A fond farewell to the great state of New Mexico

White Sands National Monument was mind-blowing, with brilliant blue skies and bright gypsum sand. (John Nelson)
White Sands National Monument was mind-blowing, with brilliant blue skies and bright gypsum sand. (John Nelson)

We've traveled through New Mexico twice now, and the one thing we know is that we can't wait to get back. 

The big skies, friendly people and the wonderful food are beckoning. Here are a few of our favorite photos from our visits:

Dia de los muertos

Dia de los muertos, or Day of the Dead, celebrated in art at  Pojoaque Pueblo near Santa Fe.

Taos Ski Valley

The fantastic snow at Taos Ski Valley, this shot from the West Basin.

Chaco Canyon

Exploring the beautiful ruins of Chaco Canyon National Historical Park.

Enchanted Trails RV Park

Enjoying the retro cool Enchanted Trails RV Park on historic Route 66 near Albuquerque.

Cycling, Truth or Consequences

Riding the wide-open roads near Truth or Consequences.

Santa Fe square shopping

Shopping along the square in Santa Fe.

Capulin National Monument

Exploring the trails at Capulin National Monument, a volcano crater in northeastern New Mexico.

White Sands National Monument

Exploring the brilliant dunes at White Sands National Monument.

Angel Fire RV Park

A bright sunset at Angel Fire RV Park.

 



John Nelson is a freelance writer.