Unlike Bugs Bunny, we found our way from Elephant Butte to Albuquerque just fine! The state’s largest city, named in honor of a town of the same name in Spain, has beauty in and around it — with the grand Sandia Mountains to the east and the Rio Grande River
Our next stop in our journey through New Mexico were the towns of Elephant Butte and Truth or Consequences, located in Sierra County and along the Rio Grande River in the southwestern part of the state. Both of these small towns offer fun distractions and adventures — especially for folks
We officially kicked off the start of the second leg of our trip, arriving in Deming, New Mexico, on January 1, in the midst of a cold front that brought snow and frosty conditions — as well as a federal government shutdown that is challenging our plans for the trip.
As we make our way through the rest of Utah in a clockwise direction, we landed in the cute town of Blanding… the perfect stop to view two (or more if you have the time) national monuments and explore the Four Corners area (in which Utah’s border touches three other