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95-Space Museum – Alamogordo, NM

The New Mexico Museum of Space History in Alamogordo, NM is a small but feisty museum. It is perched on a hillside overlooking the city and the White Sands Missile Test Site. The view of the desert valley from the [...]

July 19, 2009 New Mexico

94-Roswell, NM

Roswell, NM has always held a special meaning for those of us who are not from here. Maybe what happened at Roswell was first contact with a Klingon or a Ferengi or a complete hoax perpetrated by an evil government [...]

July 19, 2009 New Mexico

93-New Mexico Skies

New Mexico has some of the most beautiful skies in the country. Check out some of  these views along the way. Heading toward White Sands [...]

July 19, 2009 New Mexico

92-Beat Your Meat In New Mexico

In New Orleans there is a meat market called “Wagners.” Their slogan is “You Can’t Beat Wagner’s Meat.” I thought this was the ultimate marketing slogan that no one else could ever use. I was mistaken. This old water wagon [...]

July 19, 2009 Crazy Stuff, New Mexico

91-Carlsbad Caverns, NM

I have always wanted to go to Carlsbad Caverns, so this was going to be one of the top stops on this road  trip. Carlsbad, NM is a spit in the road town with the only attraction being the caverns. [...]

July 19, 2009 New Mexico

103-Rio Grande Gorge – El Prado, NM

The Rio Grande Gorge is located west of Taos, New Mexico, and cuts through the basalt flows of the Taos Plateau volcanic field. The gorge reaches a depth of 800 feet just south of the Colorado border, within the boundary [...]

July 19, 2009 New Mexico