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Summer Solstice in Chaco Canyon

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The journey to Chaco Canyon on Summer Solstice this past Monday started in Albuquerque meeting up with Maresa Thompson, Heritage Hotels Creative Director. We prepared for our trip packing a cooler of snacks, plenty of water and planned to meet early morning Tuesday to depart north on 1-25 to Hwy 550 towards Nageezi. It has…

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The Secret is Out

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This week we are featuring a Taos Local guest blogger, Asia Golden, General Manager of our Heritage Resort property, Palacio de Marquesa. This lovely Taos inn offers visitors a beautiful retreat in the mountains of northern New Mexico. Asia is an avid mountain biker and lover of nature giving us insight to one of her…

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Doing What You Love

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There is something sacred about New Mexico, something wild and unspoken in the currents of the winds, or the rivers that speak of a timeless essence that has allured me for years. It is powerful how the Land of Enchantment always keeps me seeking and thirsting for more. As much as I have travelled and…

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Summer in Taos

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  It’s that time of year when sweaters and pants change to tank tops and shorts, skis are replaced with hiking shoes and swimsuits and we plan for summer road trips, camping adventures, traveling with friends and booking tours! Here in Taos, we have a whole summer of fun from Music Festivals, to local town…

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Metamorphic Waters

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“The water you touch in a river is the last of that which has passed, and the first of that which is coming. Thus it is with time present.”    Leonardo Da Vinci Hiking in Taos Ski Valley last week had me reflecting on the metamorphic waters living in the mountains. I spent all winter skiing…

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Keep Calm and Paddle On

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Keep Calm and Paddle On

SUPing is one of my favorite activities to do on weekends, during morning meditations, and on my tours. I’ve been asked often lately, what is SUPing? SUPing is Stand Up Paddle Boarding. This activity has its roots in Hawaiian surfing techniques dating to in the 1940s. Surf instructors in Waikiki like Duke Kahanamoku and Leroy…

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Taos Pueblo Insiders Guide

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Rio de Pueblo

Taos Pueblo Insiders Guide Often people ask me about travel etiquette when visiting Taos Pueblo. What is appropriate attire? Can I take photographs? What are my suggestions for shopping? Do you tip the guides? Being apart of this living community of Taos has instilled within me a deep reverence for this cultural living story that…

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