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Spring Wildflowers #4 (and more)

Yesterday, in Orilla Verde, I took photos of flowers, birds and scenery. I’m seeing more flowering hedgehog cacti – the claret cups and green hedgehogs. And the yucca has started. The Violet-green swallows were swooping all over the place, but … Continue reading

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The Vista Verde Hike

In the Rio Grande del Norte National Monument, the Vista Verde parking area and trail head is located part-way up the dirt road (Rt. 567) that climbs out of the Rio Grande Gorge from Taos Junction bridge to the West … Continue reading

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Rinconada Canyon, Rinconada, NM

This is my name for an otherwise unidentified small canyon system that is found immediately east of the town of Rinconada, NM. A small drainage passes under Hwy 68 at the east end of Rinconada, adjacent to the NM State … Continue reading

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