Ojo Caliente, New Mexico – A year ago, while touring Taos and Sante Fe, we happened upon the Ojo Caliente Mineral Springs Resort and Spa. We were expecting not-so-great facilities, but wanted to experience one of the oldest natural health resorts in the country, and the only hot springs in the world with a remarkable [...]
The Inn and Spa at Loretto ~ Santa Fe, New Mexico – After a late night run to sleep in Gallup, New Mexico from the Grand Canyon, day #3 of our seven-day baby boomer road trip found us in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Santa Fe, New Mexico is a favorite of ours, and we were [...]
Day #4 of our baby boomer road trip, after meandering two days across Arizona into New Mexico, will find us at the AAA Four-Diamond Inn and Spa at Loretto. Stay tuned!
Day #5, of our baby boomer road trip, will find us at Ojo Caliente Mineral Springs Resort and Spa. We were there last year for a day, and vowed to come back and spend a night. Here we come! Can’t wait!
Have you ever stayed at a place that simply beckons romance? As I contemplated how to describe the The Inn of the Five Graces, I found myself struggling with the right words. This Conde Naste Gold List winner has a slight bohemian feel, is dripping with Middle Eastern tapestry and silk, possesses tile work that [...]
When we are traveling, you can generally count on The Roaming Boomers to find their way into the local museums. One of Santa Fe, New Mexico’s treasures is the Georgia O’Keefe Museum. Here’s this from their website: “The Georgia O’Keeffe Museum, in Santa Fe, New Mexico, opened to the public in July 1997, eleven years [...]
For our last evening in Santa Fe, New Mexico we chose to dine at The Pink Adobe and Dragon Room Bar. The Pink Adobe was established in 1944 by Rosalea Murphy. Known affectionately by locals as “The Pink,” the restaurant has grown into a local and national landmark since its humble beginnings serving Dobe Burgers, [...]
Our last night in Taos, New Mexico found us dining in Lambert’s of Taos Restaurant and Bar. This fine dining restaurant has been serving spectacular cuisine since 1989, and continues to get thumbs up from local residents with their “best restaurant”, and “most romantic” awards from the Taos News Peoples’ Choice Awards. “Our emphasis at [...]
Taos, New Mexico – One of the great joys of the travel journalist is that you get to immerse yourself in the various, highly personal interpretations of various cuisines. I suppose some might conclude that there are only so many ways to grill a lamb chop, and perhaps find the endless expressions pointless. However, we [...]
Taos, New Mexico – When we are looking for places to lay our heads for the night, we have a few trusted resources where we begin our search. Casa de las Chimeneas Bed and Breakfast Inn showed up on two of our lists: the Conde’ Naste Gold List, and the AAA Four Diamond list. We [...]