Archive for the ‘New Mexico’ Category

Santa Fe, NM 7/3-4th/2014

Friday, July 4th, 2014

Trip from Slowlow, AZ  to Santa Fe, NM

We left Slowlow, AZ in White Mountains on the morning of 7/3 to head for Santa Fe, NM.

We were really impressed by the New Mexico mountain rock formations!

P1000268.JPG P1000270.JPG P1000271.JPG P1000272.JPG P1000273.JPG P1000274.JPG P1000275.JPG P1000279.JPG P1000280.JPG P1000282.JPG P1000283.JPG P1000284.JPG P1000285.JPG P1000286.JPG P1000287.JPG P1000290.JPG P1000291.JPG P1000292.JPG P1000293.JPG P1000294.JPG P1000297.JPG P1000299.JPG P1000301.JPG P1000302.JPG P1000303.JPG P1000305.JPG P1000307.JPG P1000308.JPG P1000309.JPG P1000312.JPG P1000313.JPG P1000314.JPG P1000315.JPG P1000316.JPG P1000317.JPG P1000318.JPG P1000319.JPG P1000320.JPG P1000321.JPG P1000322.JPG P1000323.JPG P1000324.JPG P1000325.JPG P1000326.JPG P1000327.JPG

Santa Fe Visit

After we arrived in Santa Fe, we contacted our friends, Ian and Marshay Artig, to finalize plans for dinner. They used to live in our community in Vail, AZ and belonged to the Liberated Minds Group there. They moved to Santa Fe last year because they couldn’t stand the summer heat.

We eat and conversed at The Ranch. This was a wonderful restaurant! It had excellent food with great decor. Milly has a pulled meat combo plate and I has an outstanding full plate of baby back ribs. These ribs had more meat on them that I have ever experienced. Great meal and even better conversation.

We stayed at the Santa Fe Skies RV Park, high in the foothills overlooking the city. We were told to be sure to attend  the  Annual Pancakes on the Plaza, Santa Fe’s favorite July 4th event!  When Ian also mentioned they planned to go for the pancakes, we made arrangements to meet them there.

You could say the Pancake Event was a zoo. There were three lines of people winding all around waiting to get there breakfast. People were all over the place eating. The lines moved quickly. The food was surprisingly good – pancakes, ham, strawberries, juice and coffee for a $8 contribution.

When we met friends of Ian’s and Marshay, they invited us to the annual 4th party at Fred’s House. We went. It took a while to warm up to the party and meet people. We had good conversations. The people were musicians and artists most of whom were our age.

That night, we watched multiple sets of fireworks from our camper site overlooking the city. We couldn’t hear the bangs and the view from afar wasn’t the same as being at the actual fireworks display.


Ian & Marsha Artig

P1000329.JPG P1000330.JPG

Annual 4th Pancake Breakfast

P1000332.JPG P1000333.JPG P1000335.JPG P1000336.JPG

Friend's of Artig's invited us to Fred's Party


People were eating everywhere

P1000339.JPG P1000340.JPG P1000341.JPG P1000342.JPG P1000343.JPG P1000344.JPG P1000345.JPG P1000346.JPG P1000347.JPG P1000348.JPG P1000349.JPG

We have been in line for Pancakes

P1000351.JPG P1000352.JPG P1000353.JPG P1000355.JPG P1000356.JPG

Annual Party at Fred's House

P1000359.JPG P1000360.JPG P1000361.JPG P1000362.JPG P1000363.JPG P1000364.JPG