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Finca las Nieves (Oaxaca) – 01/27/2018

Spending a few days on the coast, in Puerto Escondido, during our trip to Oaxaca we came upon an interesting excursion – a visit to a coffee plantation.  Felix was our guide, taking us to Finca las Nievas (Snow Plantation) … Continue reading

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Switzer Canyon Trail Hike – 12/29/2017

Holiday’s visit with Sarah and Charlotte: Christmas in Tucson, a stop in Phoenix, then to Flagstaff.  Hoping for snow – none.  Cold at night but warm daytime.  Found a trail close to the AirBnB – made for a really nice … Continue reading

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Diablo Canyon Hike – 12/23/2017

Pat & I went looking for new territory; checked for opportunities around Santa Fe since we needed to take the Tacoma in for servicing.  We were pleased to find a few opportunities more or less on our way from Albuquerque … Continue reading

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Hoodoo Pines Hike – 12/17/2017

‘Tis winter’s colder weather, so ’tis time to return to the Ojito Wilderness; we chose to start this year by returning to Hoodoo Pines.  The terrain makes for easy hiking and the geology is mesmerizing.  At times we followed the … Continue reading

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Fr 10, FR 136 Hike & Tree Cutting – 12/05/2017

This was a combination trip – explore a Forest Road that has been on our to-do list (FR 10) and take advantage of the Forest Service’s permission to cut a Christmas tree.  We first stopped by the Forest Service Ranger … Continue reading

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Fourth of July Hike – 11/17/2017

‘Tis our plan on our visits to the cabin at El Cerrito to take out a day during our stay and hike in the Manzanos.  On this trip we headed to the Fourth of July Campground and chose the Fourth … Continue reading

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McCauley Warm Springs Hike – 11/10/2017

This seems to be a popular destination, although most people get to the falls on the East Fork Jemez Trail from the Battleship Rock trailhead on NM 4.  We chose instead to start at the Jemez Falls Campground trailhead. The … Continue reading

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Paliza Canyon Hike – 11/09/2017

For our hike on the second day of our stay in the Jemez Mountains, after breakfast at the Hwy4 Cafe in Jemez Springs we returned to Paliza Canyon, to hike up the Canyon as far as was reasonable.  We’ve hiked … Continue reading

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Jemez Falls Hike – 11/08/2017

This hike is on our first day of a 3-day trip to do some hiking in the Jemez Mountains.  Having just a half a day, after driving from Albuquerque and getting the R-Pod set up at the Vista Linda campground, … Continue reading

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Peralta Ridge Hike – 10/29/2017

Pat and I went looking for new places.  We have visited Paliza Canyon many times, visiting Goblin Colony and Boletsakwa & Kiatsukwa Ruins.  We have been curious about a  forest road, FR 266, that heads east off of FR 10 … Continue reading

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