Category: New Mexico

kuaua; coranado; historic; site; christmas; bonfire; luminaries; new mexico; pueblo; indian; culture; night

Christmas at Kuaua – Lighting Up Pueblo Ruins of The Past

An Evening at Coronado Historic Site I love experiencing cultural traditions! Living in my new New Mexico home, I am getting out and experiencing everything.  High on the list, December light displays!  Scouring the internet, I found “Christmas in Kuaua”...

balloon; fiesta; hot air; pilot; flame; fire; basket; albuquerque; new mexico; international; october

Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta 2016

Hot Air Balloons for Days One of the perks of  moving to Albuquerque for me was the opportunity to attend the International Balloon Fiesta.  I’ve wanted to photograph the event for as long as I can remember.  Seeing amazing photos...

blue hole; swim; swimming; diving; jumping; water; blue; santa rosa; new mexico; scuba; diver

The Blue Hole of Santa Rosa – A Scuba Diver’s Oasis

A Watery Oasis in the High Desert Great big surprises can come in small packages.  The Blue Hole is one of those surprises.  Mid-way between Albuquerque and Amarillo in the town of Santa Rosa, NM, a natural spring fed lake...

new mexico; gran quivira; indians; indian; spanish; historic; ruins; archeology; pueblo; salinas; pithouses; masonry; village; house; explorers

Salinas Pueblo Missions – Gran Quivira

Along the Salt Missions Trail – Part 2 New Mexico’s rich history is full of many transformations.  In the central area of New Mexico lay three Salinas Pueblo Missions ruins: Quarai, Gran Quivira and Abo. Gran Quivira, also known as...

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