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We had a full day open in Kirtland and we had been told about a wonderful museum in Farmington. Honestly the day was so glorious there was no way I wanted to be inside. Again a reason to come back to an area. I had read about the Animas River... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Gypsy & The Navigator
I agree but again am glad that this lifestyle is not for everyone. : )
Toggle Commented May 19, 2017 on Ojo Caliente and Beyond at Gypsy & The Navigator
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A trip to Northern New Mexico wouldn't be complete for me without a day at Ojo Caliente Spa. It is about a 45 minute drive from Pojoaque and the scenery is so pretty. Once we enter this tree-lined drive we know we are near. By now if your windows are... Continue reading
Posted May 17, 2017 at Gypsy & The Navigator
Yes, I love unusual or old buildings and often I find myself curious about who lived there when or who lives there now. So many interesting things to see on our travels.
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"All the earth colours of the painter's palette are out there in the many miles of badlands... "(Georgia O'Keeffe) If you look you can find all those colors in this land. We stopped for a snack at a picnic table overlooking Abiquiú Lake. And looking way out there is Pedernal,... Continue reading
Posted May 13, 2017 at Gypsy & The Navigator
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After leaving Albuquerque we only went about 80 miles north to Pojoaque. We have stayed in the area a couple times before because it is a great starting point for so many things to do near there. Our first trip was to Georgia O'Keeffe country. We took this road through... Continue reading
Posted May 11, 2017 at Gypsy & The Navigator
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There is so much more to the Gathering of Nations than the dancing. So much more than the Drumming. So much more than the Singing. So much more than the amazing, colorful costumes. It is an event where Native people can come together each year to celebrate and share culture,... Continue reading
Posted May 7, 2017 at Gypsy & The Navigator
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We had driven by this giant owl one day on our way to meet Joyce and Paul at La Salita for lunch. The food at La Salita was really good. Yummy Chile Rellenos and OOOOh the Sopapillas. But this giant owl was too tempting to not go to lunch another... Continue reading
Posted May 3, 2017 at Gypsy & The Navigator
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We have been enjoying our time in Albuquerque. Each night brings another sunset. Some are soft and quiet. Others make you sit up and pay attention. Each day we find new places to go and new things to do. I love unusual and quirky things and who wouldn't love a... Continue reading
Posted Apr 22, 2017 at Gypsy & The Navigator
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We enjoy staying at Isleta Lakes RV Park. It feels remote but is easy to get to anywhere because I25 is nearby. We like the security, the good internet, and Direct TV. There is always something going on around the lakes. Lots of fishing, picnicking, and even weddings. We have... Continue reading
Posted Apr 18, 2017 at Gypsy & The Navigator
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We said good-bye to our family and feathered friends and left Mesa on a bright, sunshiny morning. Kitty was in his carrier and let us know of his displeasure at being cooped up for a brief time and then gave up and went to sleep. We are on our way... Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2017 at Gypsy & The Navigator
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Not long and we will be rolling down the highway. We arrived here at Good Life Resort on September 12, 2016. Wow, 6 1/2 months in the same spot. No wonder we are ready to get our eyes on the road. We have had good times with the grandchildren. I... Continue reading
Posted Mar 31, 2017 at Gypsy & The Navigator
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The skies were grey but the mountains were golden as we made our way toward Tucson. We were on our way to a FROG dinner. No, we weren't eating frogs. It was a Forest River Owners Group get together. There were about 80 Forest River RV owners at the BarBQue... Continue reading
Posted Mar 12, 2017 at Gypsy & The Navigator
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It was time for the Scottsdale Arabian Horse Show. We have had this on our list to go to ever since we have been in Arizona and this was the year. Scottsdale has held the Arabian Horse Show since 1955. Friends Charlotte and Carl were visiting from New Mexico and... Continue reading
Posted Mar 4, 2017 at Gypsy & The Navigator
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Even though January was cooler than usual in the Valley of the Sun February has been perfect. Hard to believe that much of the United States is covered with snow and we have flowers blooming. Lots of sunny days for little girls to ride their scooters. Time to quit making... Continue reading
Posted Feb 27, 2017 at Gypsy & The Navigator
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Another trip to see the Salt River horses. This time he didn't forget his phone or the camera. All of the wonderful rainfall Arizona has been blessed with this winter has given the horses lots of good green grass to graze on. It was announced last week that there has... Continue reading
Posted Feb 13, 2017 at Gypsy & The Navigator
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We had this pretty little girl for a sleepover and an afternoon at the Riparian Preserve at Water Ranch. It was a nice warm, partly cloudy day. Perfect for a walk around the park. She loves to see the ducks. Mr. and Mrs. Mallard were looking pretty happy. The turtles... Continue reading
Posted Feb 7, 2017 at Gypsy & The Navigator
Enjoy the ride. I hope it is a good experience. San Antonio is one of our favorite cities.
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Another blazing blue sky desert day called us to venture out to see what we could see. There is water in the desert and it gleams in the sun. This is the Salt River. It is the largest tributary of the Gila River. It is beautiful out here. The colors... Continue reading
Posted Jan 18, 2017 at Gypsy & The Navigator
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Cynthia and her family gave us a tour and lunch at the Wrigley Mansion for Christmas. The mansion sits high atop a hill overlooking downtown Phoenix. The mansion was called La Colina Solana which means the Sunny Hill. The mansion was built by chewing gum magnate, William Wrigley, Jr as... Continue reading
Posted Jan 2, 2017 at Gypsy & The Navigator
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2016 has been a great year for us. Even if we didn't spend the holidays in a place filled with wintry beauty like this. Our experience with snow this year was at Crater Lake in June. Our winter has consisted of some rain that has made the flowers bloom happily.... Continue reading
Posted Dec 31, 2016 at Gypsy & The Navigator
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We spent an evening at the Lights of the World Lantern Festival. Merry Christmas to you from Arizona. Even the cactus get into the festivities. Lights of the World is a unique international lantern arts festival. The show features different cultures and civilizations around the globe. It is part of... Continue reading
Posted Dec 24, 2016 at Gypsy & The Navigator
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After our great trip to Red Rock Canyon we came back and got Ginger and went to the M Casino and Resort and met Margo and Everett for dinner. We ate at Anthony's Steak & Seafood at the Casino and the food was excellent. The company was beyond excellent and... Continue reading
Posted Dec 23, 2016 at Gypsy & The Navigator
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Let's go somewhere! Let's go visit Frosty & Ginger in Las Vegas. Let's leave on a Sunday morning. There is no traffic on the freeway. Let's take the little Honda Fit that Kevin is letting us use that gets 40+ miles to the gallon. There is no traffic on Highway... Continue reading
Posted Dec 22, 2016 at Gypsy & The Navigator