bandelier national monument los alamos, NM

Bandelier National Monument is about an hour from Santa Fe. It houses ancient pueblos dating from 1150 to 1600 AD. It is located on the Pajarito Plateau located on the slopes of the Jemez Volcanic Fields in the Jemez Mountains. The landscape here is really beautiful.  Here are some images from my trip. By Tracie Admin… Read More

san miguel – oldest church in the US

San Miguel Church is known as the oldest church in the US.  Built between approximately 1610 and 1626. It has 16th century animal hide paintings and 18th century wooden altar screen. It has been rebuilt and restored several times over the last 400 years. The bell inside the church was formed in the ground. They poured… Read More

Silverton Colorado – a step back in time

Silverton Colorado was one of the places we visited when traveling to Durango in October. It was truly a step back in time. Established in 1882, the town is very small, around 630 people. Silverton is one of the highest towns in the United States at an elevation of 9,318 feet. The first time we… Read More

Baker’s Bridge Colorado

Baker’s Bridge is about 15 miles north of Durango. This area was used in the famous jump scene in the 1969 movie – ‘Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid’ . Even though the area itself is small, it is very picturesque. It was named after Charles H. Baker led a group of prospectors here looking for… Read More