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Southwestern Mexico - Uncovering Some Real Gems

Southwestern New Mexico is a beautiful place – rugged and remote in a majestic, but formidable way.

The terrain perfectly parallels the lives of its early residents, back in the days when mining meant survival for Silver City, Pinos Altos, Tyrone and countless other little towns. 647 more words

Travel - New Mexico

October 2015 - Gold Gulch

October 2015 – Walter La Fleur – Gold Gulch

On the southern edge of the Burro Mountains, in the foothills between the Big Burros and the plains of Lordsburg, lies dramatic terrain full of ranching activities, abandoned mines, Native American history, and hiking adventures. 673 more words

New Mexico

August 2015 – Tyler Connoley –Ft. Bayard Cross Country Course #722

Trail Mix

By Linda Ferrara

I sometimes consider hiking and being in nature to be a spiritual activity. When a friend and I used to hike on Sunday mornings, we would call it “going to church.” So, last year when I witnessed Pastor Tyler Connoley and members of his congregation hiking silently as part of a church service, I knew we were destined to hike together. 622 more words

New Mexico

The Missing Link (Photos that is)

Taking to the road from NM to AZ with the dogs. Sorry that you couldn’t see them on the other posts but I’ll work on that with the next installments!

Back Roads

Backroads Camping in NM/ AZ (Part Three)

Magdelena, NM, was founded in 1884 and now has a population hovering around 1000 according to the census. There are no gas stations. Bummer.

I drove up to Datil, another 50 or so miles and pulled over.

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Back Roads

New Mexico

My son Jack and I zipped through New Mexico on I-40 about thirteen years ago. We camped a few nights near Albuquerque and I was fascinated by the state and vowed I would visit again. 939 more words


Favorite Ride: The Gila Loop

© 2006 by Kathleen Kemsley, first published in Rider Magazine, Jan. 2006

Take a road that loops around 80 miles of asphalt twisties in the Gila National Forest near Silver City.  778 more words

Motorcycle Rides