Category Archives: Travel

Camping: Valley of Fires New Mexico

  Valley of Fires  is located about 10 miles west of Carizozo on US 380 in New Mexico.  Of all the places I have been camping this has to be the cleanest, most tidy, and most serene camp ground I … Continue reading

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The Misty Mountains of Ruidoso NM

  Ruidoso is a high mountain (6900 feet) community nestled in the Sierra Blanca Mountains.  Its main business is a resort community, however, it also has much to offer to anyone seeking a life style in pristine forests. Although the … Continue reading

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Travel: Silver City (Old Town) NM; Heartland of The Obtuse

  I don’t often reflect on the inhabitants of places I visit.  But this place is just too glaring in toxic brain waste not to comment. Silver City old town can be described as having five main populations, (some in … Continue reading

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Travel : Bear Lake Utah

  The lake actually borders the two states of Utah and Idaho. I lived in Utah during the early 60s and then again in the 80s.  Without a doubt it is one of the most beautiful states in the nation.  … Continue reading

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Travel: Tony Grove Lake, Utah

  A very popular weekend picnic ground for locals from Logan, Utah. Tony Grove lake, located in the Mount Naomi Wilderness area, sits at 8000 feet above sea level.  It is a glacial lake and crystal clear.  Access is from … Continue reading

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Southwest Photos: What You Will "Not See" If You Travel Only The Interstates

  Just some photos across a few trips around our beautiful southwest.  These are sights the interstate traveling tourist will never see. The three photos presented here were taken while traveling along Hwy 191.  Its not an easy road to … Continue reading

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Fort Toulouse: Camping with a Bit of Alabama History Tossed in

  Originally constructed by the French, Fort Toulouse was a sort of watch tower over the Coosa and Tallapoosa rivers.  It was essentially the gateway to the French colonies in Louisiana which eventually became the state of Alabama. Fort Toulouse … Continue reading

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Back Road to The Southwest

  We moved to Alamogordo NM, from Pocatello Idaho in May 2009.  Our travel plan (on a really skimpy budget) included camping along the way. There are some really fun places to visit if you are willing to travel off … Continue reading

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White Sands National Monument: A Landscape That Boggles The Mind

  The White Sands area of New Mexico is one of those National Parks with a shadowy history. It is surrounded by a huge military complex including the White Sands Missile base.  With all that said; it is in fact … Continue reading

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Carlsbad Caverns: Self Tour of The Big Room

  This is a photo display of Carlsbad Caverns and a description of our journey to the caverns.  My mate Jill and I entered the Caverns at 9am Sept 22, 2009: it took two hours to tour “The Big Room”. … Continue reading

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