… in one post. OK, it’s probably not everything but it probably covers 90% of what I’ve learned over the last 5+ years. And I didn’t even have to write anything, because my fellow (soon-to-be-ex) fulltimer, Laura at Chapter3Travels.com just did a masterful post that covers so much good stuff. I already gave the link to a newbie fulltimer because, yes, it’s THAT good. Just click on the graphic below and it will jump you to her post, bursting with tips, knowledge, and experience. Thanks, Laura!
Way up on a hill on the north end of Alamogordo, you’ll find the New Mexico Museum of Space History. I’ve been to Cape Canaveral, the Smithsonian space museums, and the Seattle Museum of Flight, so I wasn’t sure how this place would compare. To be honest, I wasn’t expecting much. Then I stepped into the elevator and suddenly I was in the Space Shuttle!
Every night, as the sun sinks behind the Organ Mountains to the west, I stand still and watch how it lights up this one tree.
New Mexico has state parks in some really beautiful desert locations, making it hard for me to pick a favorite. Rockhound State Park, about 10 miles out of Deming, is probably in my top three so far. Every time I make the final turn towards the campground and see that familiar view ahead, I can’t help but grin.
In an old armory building just off the main street of Deming, New Mexico, you’ll find the Luna Mimbres Museum. I thought I was going to learn about the indigenous Mimbres people, but I couldn’t have been more wrong. This is one amazingly strange and wonderful museum, as you’ll see…