Tag: New Mexico

  • White Sands National Monument, NM

    White Sands National Monument, NM

    At the northern end of the Chihuahuan Desert lies the Tularosa Basin. In the heart of this basin lies one of the world’s great natural wonders – the glistening white sands of New Mexico. Dunes of gypsum sand have covered 275 square miles of desert. This is the world’s largest gypsum dune field. White Sands […]

  • NM-TX State Line

    NM-TX State Line

    When you drive into Texas there are all these signs that say “Drive Friendly.” They aren’t kidding either! People literally go off the road so that you can easily and safely pass them. Insane!

  • Valley of Fires Recreation Area, NM

    Valley of Fires Recreation Area, NM

    The Valley of Fires Recreation Area is an interesting diversion along a route which passes much barren scenery of grassy prairie, stark mountains and sandy desert. The Valley has 127 square miles of buckled, twisted lava, part of an extensive flow up to 50 metres thick and over 45 miles long that originated from several […]

  • Journal: Drop-kicking Kittens

    Journal: Drop-kicking Kittens

    Every time we visit a great national monument or natural wonder there is always some person or group of people that is annoyingly loud and obnoxious. On a trip like ours, you get used to them and just shake your head. The Grand Canyon was no exception. When we arrived at the South Rim at […]

  • AZ-NM State Line

    AZ-NM State Line