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Apr 21, 2014 - Taos Pueblo

FROM Pamphlet: Taos Pueblo is considered to be the oldest continuously inhabited community in the USA. The Native Language, Tiwa, is unwritten, unrecorded & will remain so. The details of their traditional values are guarded as sacred & are not divulged. Taos Pueblo was onscribed in 1992 onto the World Heritage list by UNESCO as: The First Living World Heritage. As Pete & I walked around & entered the shops, we got a chance to talk to a few of the residents about their heritage. It was very interesting to hear about their families, their...

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Apr 13, 2009 - The High Road to Taos

Yesterday was another rainy day, but with the addition of snow and a little hail mixed in. We stayed inside once again. In a way it was nice to see the snow. The ground was far to warm for it to stick, but it was beautiful falling. This morning dawned bright, with clear blue skies. On the recommendation of one of our readers, we took the “high road to Taos” and what a beautiful drive it was. That snow which did stick at higher elevations created a beautiful backdrop for our drive today. This scenic byway combines several routes together...

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Apr 4, 2009 - Taos

On Saturday, we decided we were too close to Taos to not go there, so we drove up on the "low road" along the Rio Grande River (yes, that Rio Grande that flows to Texas) after a stop at Lenscrafters in Santa Fe to get Anne's glasses repaired and adjusted - it is better not to know how she bent them and popped one lens out). After a quick visit to the Plaza in Taos, we found the church of San Francisco de Asis, a very old church and then went to our campground where the manager was both very helpful and very talkative (a lot of New Mexicans...

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