Santa Fe Trail

ToadDate 0007.10.05.2016-NM Today we went to Las Vegas, NM for some shopping and to see some of the town. Las Vegas is on the Santa Fe National Historic Trail and also historic Route 66. The Santa Fe Trail was blazed in 1821 and connected Franklin, MO with Santa Fe, NM, it was initially about 934 … More Santa Fe Trail

The Blue Hole

ToadDate 0006.10.04.2016-NM We are only a 3-hour drive to Albuquerque so we have decided to stay at Sumner Lake State Park and then drive into Albuquerque on Thursday. We did look around for other camping spots but we didn’t find any that we liked better this one. Sumner Lake State Park is at an elevation … More The Blue Hole

Billy the Kid

ToadDate 0005.10.03.2016-NM We said goodbye to friendly Portales (see photo above) and headed west to Fort Sumner, the home of the “official” grave of Billy the Kid. We are at the Sumner Lake State Park and the land is very much like it was at Oasis State Park. But driving around the area of Fort Sumner … More Billy the Kid