Taos, New Mexico 87571

Northern New Mexico is magnificent but in a subtle way, like when you hear a beautiful song and tears well up in your eyes but you can’t say exactly why.  Much has been said about Taos – the artists, the skiing, the food, and of course the Taos Pueblo which has been continuously inhabited for over 1000 years.  When I am there I feel like I went back in time and to a different country, but not to Spain or Mexico.  Maybe it is the light, or the people or the terrain, I’m not sure.  This trip was only overnight but it was a rich experience I will never forget.  I decided to break it up into a few parts, starting with Taos, because there are so many photos.

Mountains South of Taos, my friend Ina was born on the other side –

Dance Hall –

Rio Grande gorge during a storm –

Straight down from the Highway 64 bridge, I was hoping for rain because the colors are much richer –

Tres Orejas in the distance –

Crepuscular rays (or “God beams”) before sunset –

6 Responses to “Taos, New Mexico 87571”

  1. Dick Carlton says:

    Spectacular Will.

  2. Ina says:

    Ahhhhhh…so lovely. Magical isn’t it?

  3. France says:

    So beautiful! You really captured the drama of the landscape!

  4. admin says:

    Thanks for the kind comments! Thought of you Carltons when I was there….

  5. Todd Smith says:

    Will,
    great Rio Grande Gorge Pics. Curious if you went up the road to see that crazy commune: spacecraft ranch or something like that.

    • admin says:

      Hey Todd, didn’t make it there but I discovered it later when I was researching the area. I can see why people go there, amazing country.