This area had a vivid red-orange range running through it. It's brighter than the average beautiful red rock, and I thought I had left red rock country, so it was a wonderful surprise in what I thought would be beige-land. Interestingly, I would run across ranges like this here and there throughout the trip. Even in the middle of the day, the vividness of color was extraordinary and the red rocks around them were dull in comparison. They would just appear in the middle of completely different geologies, just one bright orange-red range/vein. ??? Anyone know how that happens?
Friends & Adobes - Taos May 9th 2011 I got the idea for making this trip when my dear Friend, Z, in Taos invited me to join her for Christmas. I didn't feel up for a trip to a place w/ real winters, but thought after my SCz winter sublet was up, that might be a good time to head to the desert - not too cold or hot (I thought). And when I looked at a map, I saw there were a number of places I'd always wanted to go that were ... read more
North America » United States » New Mexico » Taos Britain's American colonies broke with the mother country in 1776 and were recognized as the new nation of the United States of America following the Treaty of Paris in 1783. During the 19th and 20th centuries, 37 new states were added to the origina... ... read more