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You don't need an art degree to appreciate Santa Fe—but that hasn't stopped the locals from getting theirs. Browse numerous museums like the Georgia O’Keeffe Museum and the Museum of International Folk Art, highlighting a blend of American, Native American, Western, and Latino influences, visit the city’s historic churches like the Loretto Chapel and the San Miguel Mission, before taking your taste buds on a tour of chili-infused cuisine along the city’s historic Canyon Road.

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You don't need an art degree to appreciate Santa Fe—but that hasn't stopped the locals from getting theirs. Browse numerous museums like the Georgia O’Keeffe Museum and the Museum of International Folk Art, highlighting a blend of American, Native American, Western, and Latino influences, visit the city’s historic churches like the Loretto Chapel and the San Miguel Mission, before taking your taste buds on a tour of chili-infused cuisine along the city’s historic Canyon Road.

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Stories and Tips Santa Fe

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Misspelled Golden Dreams in El Dorado

Written by SeenThat on 10 Sep, 2007

The name El Dorado immediately suggests dreams of vast, hidden fortunes and has mobilized people for centuries all over the Americas. Those quests created treasures of traveling experiences and very little else.However, the name became a synonym of an unaccomplished, unattainable dream. Soon after my…Read More


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Big Tesuque

Written by SeenThat on 16 Aug, 2006

"Let's climb the Mountain," I was told enigmatically by a local Santa Fean. My puzzlement was obvious: at Santa Fe's northern border are the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, the Jemez Mountains are close and many small, spiky, hills are scattered all around. She couldn't help…Read More


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Ram Das Puri

Written by SeenThat on 31 Jul, 2006

A friend of mine, a journalist in Santa Fe, New Mexico, called suddenly telling me he had got a couple of invitations to the International Peace Prayer Day at Ram Das Puri, not far away from Española. I jumped into his old van and used…Read More


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Earth Day in Santa Fe

Written by SeenThat on 23 Apr, 2006

Inexplicably, the same people preaching against pollution, were unable to understand the polluting effect of noise; by the end of the day, the drums’ vibrations were strong enough to destabilize my camera even 50m away from the main stage. However, everything began 6 hours before…Read More


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An Apache Fire Circle

Written by SeenThat on 22 May, 2006

During my travels, I always try to visit Lutheran churches whenever possible. People who had heard about me usually invite me to speak, to give a lesson or just for a homey lunch; however, Santa Fe, being the Different City, prepared a very unusual experience…Read More


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Out and About in Santa Fe

Written by Hal1026 on 09 Aug, 2002

At any time of year, there are some excellent options to get you out into the spectacular country surrounding Santa Fe. The summer months see the greatest number of travelers to the city and region, however, even at this time of year once you…Read More


Ojo Caliente and Posi

Written by SeenThat on 17 May, 2006

A bit more than an hour north from Santa Fe through Road 285 is the Ojo Caliente-Posi complex. To arrive there, a car is essential, since there is not a friendly system of public transport in the surroundings. The only place for confusion is at…Read More


Random thoughts

Written by jbarr08 on 07 Feb, 2004

First of all, this is a great little city. Only 70,000 or so in population, but seemingly much larger due to the influx of tourist bodies and dollars that happens year 'round. During the winter, there's skiing (boy, is there ever skiing) at…Read More


Ten Thousand Waves Spa

Written by StephCat on 14 Jun, 2004

Ten Thousand Waves Spa was an incredible experience. When you check in at the front desk, you're given your kimono and locker key and, if it's your first time, given a quick orientation to the spa. After that, you can change into your…Read More


Native American Jewelry & Crafts

Written by Soulsearcher on 16 Mar, 2001

On the outside of The Palace of The Governors Museum, Native American artisans display there wares in a program that is sponsored by the New Mexico Museum system . A lottery is held in order for these artisans to gain a coveted spot…Read More


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