Category: What To Do in Santa Fe

The Tequila Master and the Margarita

April 22, 2016

Santa Fe has had a long illustrious relationship with tequila. And the margarita. Since its origins as one of the key outposts along the Camino Real (the “King’s Highway” of Colonial times that stretched 1,200 miles from just north of … Continue reading

Joe and Mike’s Blog: Onward Spirit Soldiers

February 24, 2016

Pilgrimages are as old as most religions, tied together by and sharing a similar goal and a path to follow to get there.   And as defined, somewhat, by Eleanor Munro in her book On Glory Roads: A Pilgrim’s Book … Continue reading

Hunters + Gatherers

March 11, 2015

There is a building in downtown Santa Fe that houses a world class collection of contemporary art, a building that is itself an example of the cultural synthesis that defines Santa Fe style and New Mexico culture: The New Mexico … Continue reading

Mike’s Blog: La Conquistadora

December 10, 2014

In a small Chapel within St. Francis’ Cathedral lies a remarkable figure. A unique piece of devotional art and an amazing witness to history, La Conquistadora, continues to be venerated today within the Catholic Church. Standing only 30 inches tall, … Continue reading

Joe’s Blog: The History of the Santa Fe Railroad

September 16, 2014

Santa Fe remains synonymous with railroads, thanks to the continued existence of the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway, even though a merger in 1994 with Burlington Northern all but obliterated Santa Fe’s name from the new company. Now known … Continue reading


August 29, 2014

  As with most historical ceremonies held by Santa Fe, the oldest capital city in the US, the tradition of the burning of this 50-foot tall effigy is linked to Spanish traditions, such as Fiestas, a celebration originally conceived in … Continue reading

Joe’s Blog: The Santa Fe Opera

June 05, 2014

Nestled in the mountains of New Mexico, the Santa Fe Opera theater has captivated visitors for years with its brilliant architecture, state of the art productions, and an unrivaled natural backdrop. This vibrant cultural institution is an integral part of any … Continue reading

Mike’s Blog: The Hot Springs of New Mexico

May 20, 2014

Among the many natural resources the state has to offer, few are as conducive to well being as the hot springs. Soaking in hot, natural waters, is one of the primal pleasures of humanity – a pleasure shared by many … Continue reading


April 22, 2014

“THE GETTYSBURG OF THE WEST” – THE BATTLE OF GLORIETA PASS PART 1: THE NEW MEXICO CAMPAIGN TO SEIZE THE U.S. WESTERN TERRITORIES   Located less than a half hour away from the Inn on the Alameda, the battlefield of … Continue reading

Joe and Mike’s Blog: El Ranch de las Golandrinas or Ranch of the Swallows

April 08, 2014

This beautiful rural and rustic museum to the south of Santa Fe is a wonderful experience for the whole family. Anyone interested in livestock, farming, culture and living conditions during the early Southwest’s history will find this restored one-time caravanserai … Continue reading


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