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Valles Caldera

Valles Caldera: New Mexico’s Supervolcano

August 22, 2016, 1 Comment

There are six known supervolcanoes on dry land, while some six more are located under the oceans. Three of these supervolcanoes are in the United Stat ...

Gregory's Diggings

Gregory’s Diggings: The Richest Square Mile on Earth

August 16, 2016, No comments

One wild spring night in 1859, with a late season blizzard blowing in the mountains, a half-dead, red-headed man stumbled into a saloon in Golden, Col ...

Albuquerque Balloon Festival

The Albuquerque International Balloon Festival

August 10, 2016, 1 Comment

Every year during the first week of October, the skies over New Mexico, bloom with color as the balloons from the Albuquerque International Balloon Fe ...

Iron-Horse

Lost Song of the Iron Horse

August 3, 2016, 1 Comment

If the Wild West was explored by the pioneers, it was settled by the railroad. The sound of the iron horse’s whistle echoing across the plains a ...

Wagon

Fort Union National Monument

July 29, 2016, No comments

Fort Union, guardian of the Santa Fe Trail during its heyday, was established in 1851. In actual fact, three forts were built, one after the other, on ...

Garden-of-the-Gods

Garden of The Gods

July 22, 2016, Comments Off on Garden of The Gods

Imagine sandstone rock formations that soar 300 feet into the air and hang precariously over the valley floor, all set against the backdrop of snow-ca ...

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