Tuesday, September 6, 2011

The Turquoise Trail

Today I was at Maria's Studio 101, her blog is on my blog roll.
One of my fellow students mentioned she would soon be visiting New Mexico.
We talked about what a wonderful place it is to visit.
Once I got home I realized I never mentioned our journey along the
Turquoise Trail. The trail is a stretch of highway between Santa Fe and Albuquerque, it's old RT66.

For more info www.Turquoisetrail.org   very cool pics.

We stopped in Madrid an old mining town that became a hippy hangout then artist colony.

( My favorite hippy)

( Chloe making a new friend)

I wish I would have taken more pictures. We were dodging rain drops.
Madrid was a rather gritty town filled with original artist works.
If Santa Fe feels a bit "overdone" take the short trip down the Turquois Trail.
Do check out the web site, it provides a good look at the town and surrounding area.
Just a beautiful part of America.

I bought a hand woven wrap/shaw in Madrid.
 I need to get someone to snap a picture of me in it!


  1. We drove the Turquoise trail too. Madrid was great during the day, but a little wild at night. That route was much more interesting than the highway, that's for sure. xox Corrine

  2. I like those guys in the first picture. Did you make them?

  3. The Turquoise Trail looks interesting... off the beaten path... full of old stories...
    Sounds like you all had a wonderful trip!

  4. The Turquoise Trail is the most inviting name for an adventure like you had. Are you ever on fire with that 4x4 foot collage in the works! As always, you're an inspiration! xo