The Enchanted Road
Jaffe, Matthew, Sunset
Folk art, petroglyphs, and Pueblo ruins lie between Albuquerque and Las Cruces in New Mexico
Seeing New Mexico from the interstate is a .bit like reading the Cliff Notes for Lady Chatterley's Lover, the novel by onetime state resident D. H. Lawrence: you save time, cover a whole lot of ground, but end up with a nagging sense that maybe, just maybe, you missed the good parts.
Dedicated followers of backroads never harbor such doubts. Neither did I when, on a recent drive north from Las Cruces to Albuquerque, I eschewed tried-and-true Interstate 25 for a string of two-lane highways. Aside from its scenery, the route provides a range of historic sites that capture different …
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Publication information: Article title: The Enchanted Road. Contributors: Jaffe, Matthew - Author. Magazine title: Sunset. Volume: 199. Issue: 4 Publication date: October 1997. Page number: 34+. © 1999 Sunset Publishing Corp. COPYRIGHT 1997 Gale Group.
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