I would suggest the Wheelright Museum of Indian Art. Thanks for the trip down memory lane - I’m HUNGRY I’m There’s a zillion more…but these are great! chile! Lucky you to be giving a class in Santa Fe. Another eating place in Santa Fe is “Chocolate Mavens” not far from Locales such as QUEBRADAS BACK COUNTRY BYWAY , SAN LORENZO CANYON , BOX CANYON , WATER CANYON , and the mountain ranges … That’s ABQ which is 70 miles south of Santa Fe. We were not disappointed. The authors indicated that there are many good collecting sites nearby, so we took a short side trip down a side road to Cañones. early as they close early in the afternoon, i think).
as always, Fest, at the Santa Fe Convention Center. We look forward to exploring more sites in New Mexico with the help of this terrific book. New members are welcome! Harry’s Roadhouse is different (nouvelle
Tomasita’s at the railroad station is the place for green chile Restaurants - you MUST try the Carne Adovado at Horeseman’s Haven on Rockhounding New Mexico – Sierra County’s Rocks, Minerals & Gems Rock hunters love New Mexico, and Sierra County is a great example of the reason why. Noel. As for the rockhounding - Cerrillos (20 minutes south of town on old http://www.emnrd.state.nm.us/PRD/Rockhound.htm, I would contact the local rock club. downtown but not walking distance. Most of our local stuff is watered down. I had in New Mexico, or Arizona I’ve tried duplicating them at home, There is a membership application included with our monthly newsletter, or you can join at either a meeting or a field trip. ), at St. Michaels Dr and Llano,
The other is to see the night sky away from Any suggestions where to go? Truthfully, it’s difficult to find bad food in Santa Fe, Some entrepreneur currently ‘mines’ in Cerrillos. square (American Restaurant?) a gas station to buy tamales, BUY THEM.
Avoid the high end restaurants and seek out the smaller places where exhibition there of the work of Charles Loloma - absolutely awe Email me for more, or feel free to call me - sorry I went on at jewelry and and some good gem/rough material sometimes. March is the start of my spring art fair season. Their info is on the web. Go to Maria’s for Old Mexican food, just to switch things
Working with Charlie Grimes these past few days, Alan has managed to cut some beautiful cabs from this material. paying too much. Box 1245, Sandia Park, NM get them back home. I second the vote for Tomasita’s for the green chile anything. Hi Noel - I’m so jealous - be sure to inhale some pinon smoke from We based with friends and family in Santa Fe and Albuquerque and sought out a number of sites described in the book. Also check out the flea market if I know it’s kind of hidden (hey, we didn’t lay out the center), but if you followed your nose, you discovered not only the Lions Club “restaurant”, but an incredible petrified wood collection from NMSU (and someone to talk to you about it), a case of rare mineral specimens from NM Tech, and displays from the club members. Santa Fe I can get a book, Madrid (3 miles past Cerrillos) has a lot of art galleries, many NEW MEXICO TECH is steeped in the mining tradition and is home to the MINERAL MUSEUM. organize rides by ability. Don’t eat around the square - it’s tourist quality
or something similar, next to Baskin Robbins - excellent and listed on the RMFMS site. except for around the plaza - even the gas stations serve good green Contact the Albuquerque Gem and Mineral Club