Tag Archives: New Mexico

Strange Happenings at Roswell, New Mexico

Despite being the 5th largest city in New Mexico, Roswell comes across as a sleepy kind of place. The local economy is based on farming and ranching, and I can’t imagine anything particularly exciting happens here these days. Not the … Continue reading

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Chile Capital of the World! – Hatch, New Mexico

The local economy of Hatch, New Mexico, is all about the chile peppers (also spelled chili or chilli) grown there. But whatever your spelling preference, the most important word is spicy! During a trip through New Mexico one November, we … Continue reading

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The Very Large Array (VLA), New Mexico

There are so many amazing things to see here on Earth, whether natural or constructed, old or new. I always joke it will currently take me at least 7½ lifetimes to see and do everything on my Bucket List, and … Continue reading

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Three Rivers Petroglyphs, New Mexico

Petroglyphs are basically rock art; images carved or drawn onto rocks or cave walls, usually during prehistoric times. I’ve been to several petroglyph sites over the years, spread across Europe and North America, including several in Hawaii and the Caribbean. … Continue reading

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Travel Theme: Eerily Delicate

Last week I attempted to combine the photo challenges from Where’s My Backpack? and The Daily Post to produce Stone Horizons. I think it worked out quite well, so I’m going to give it another shot. Ailsa’s (of Where’s My … Continue reading

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Bigger!

I’ve spent a lot of time around humans over the last few years, but it was only while scanning through some of my old blogs that it sunk in how many of you are obsessed with scale. Higher, taller, deeper, … Continue reading

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American (Pre-)History J

I’m very lucky to have travelled to many parts of the world. And along the way I’ve seen uncountable ancient buildings. From Egypt’s Pyramids to England’s Stonehenge. From Rome’s Coliseum to Jerusalem’s Western Wall. I can’t get enough of places … Continue reading

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