The New Mexico Governor’s Mansion Foundation is releasing a new short film narrated by award-winning author Hampton Sides that tells the story of New Mexico’s historic Governor’s Mansion. With tours of the home cancelled due to COVID-19, the film provides a rare opportunity to see parts of the building and grounds that are seldom on display. Check out this short trailer and find the full-length video HERE.
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Dining in Local Landmarks
Just two hours from Santa Fe is one of New Mexico’s historical treasures, Salinas Pueblo Missions National Monument. New Mexico’s history chronicles the lives of people who have lived here for thousands of years. A case in point is the ruins of Las Humanas (Gran Quivira), Quarai, and Abó pueblos, along with their Spanish mission churches. They lie near the geographic center of New Mexico and comprise the Salinas Pueblo Missions National Monument with headquarters in Mountainair. Quarai is eight … Read More
| By Snowsports Journalist Daniel Gibson | Ghostly Ski Areas — Ski Rio | Ever wonder what becomes of ski areas that cease operations? New Mexico has a handful of so-called “ghost ski areas” and I recently stumbled across a fantastic short video about one of them, Ski Rio. Ski Rio was located in the Sangre de Cristos very close to the Colorado border, near the town of Amalia. It operated from 1982– 1990, and again from 1995–2000, and was … Read More