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Nourishing the Magic of Taos

By Anee Ward, Inspired Guide + Content Writer,

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Nourishing the Magic of Taos This edition we will explore the many treasures of our region (see our in-house map!) as well as ask the question, “How can travel nourish the magic of Taos?” Here at Heritage Inspirations we have created pint-size tours that support small businesses, engage local and Tribal Member guides, offer locally…

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Design is both Wave + Particle

By Anee Ward, Inspired Guide + Content Writer,

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Design is both Wave + Particle the elemental attraction of culture, nature, and discovery Artists have been inspired by the sacred beauty of New Mexico since a time that was before time. The landscape bends the heart in a multitude of directions. Walking rain over a silver mesa feels romantic, the blaze of a blue…

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H.I. Insider’s Guide to Summer 2022

By Anee Ward, Inspired Guide + Content Writer,

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H.I. Insider’s Guide to Summer 2022 “And summer‘s lease hath all too short a date.” ~ William Shakespeare Mind As you fly into Albuquerque and peer out the round oval of your window, you will see the Sandia Mountains swell out of the earth waves of an ancient sea. The Rio Grande winds its way…

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A Time to Gather

By Anee Ward, Inspired Guide + Content Writer,

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A Time to Gather Heritage Inspirations has crafted complimentary tours to Santa Fe’s most celebrated markets and festivals so you can design a whole week of activities and discovery around your visit. “New Mexico’s markets celebratethe height of culture and the depth of community.” IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD A Map of Santa Fe’s Most Vibrant Communities…

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Architecture of the Soul

By Anee Ward, Inspired Guide + Content Writer,

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Architecture of the Soul The buildings were grand and impressive, vessels to behold on the waves of desert plateaus. They were oriented to the stars and heavens, a perfectly placed window could illuminate a ceremonial chamber with a ray of light from the solstice sun. These are the facts, but the rest is a mystery.…

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Free to Roam

By Anee Ward, Inspired Guide + Content Writer,

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FREE TO ROAM: Ready to get back into the world? HI is ready to take you there. Here, at HI, we identify with your craving to awaken, and have crafted adventure experiences that will elevate your soul and join you with others who share your excitement about getting back into the world. A Map  to…

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ABQ: Lifting the Veil on Burque

By Bobby Gonzales, Albuquerque + Chaco Canyon Ambassador + Inspired Guide,

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ABQ: Lifting the Veil on Burque Albuquerque is the epicenter of southwestern influence and tradition, set at the foothills of the Sandia Mountains. ¡Bienvenidos! In 1706, Fransico Cuervo y Valdés wrote to King Philip V, “I certify to the king, our lord and the most excellent viceroy that I have founded a villa (village) in…

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Make Travel Plans – Rebirthing Enchanting Traditions

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Make Travel Plans – Rebirthing Enchanting Traditions As we start off the New Year here in the Land of Enchantment we were bedazzled by the earth painted white with a much anticipated snow storm. To witness the morning sunrise and evening sunsets that cast their intoxicating light across our landscapes illuminated by snow diamonds, is…

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Chaco Canyon Glamping – New Moon and Equinox Expeditions

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Glamping with Heritage Inspirations in Chaco Canyon, will connect your body to your soul. The open blue skies with billowing clouds are as mesmerizing as watching the waves of the sea collide with the shore. Feeling the sandstone cool your skin and warm your soul is invigorating. Connecting with an ancient civilization whose descendants are…

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Private Vault Culinary Experience Q & A

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Private Vault culinary experience Q&A with Heritage Inspirations Founder, Angelisa Murray, and Chef & Culinary Program Director, Marianne Sundquist, about the launch of their new culinary collaboration with The Museum of Spanish Colonial Art in Santa Fe. Angelisa Murray Heritage Inspirations Founder + CEO Marianne Sundquist Chef + Culinary Program Director Heritage Inspirations is known…

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From the 💓 of Taos Pueblo

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Taos Pueblo is a place where the mind is forced to step into a different time. A place where acknowledgment of the indigenous people and their history, culture and abilities cannot be denied. It’s a foundation for the voices of the untold story, kept from us as children. As the visitor walks through the adobe…

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Wellness Regional Programs

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Heritage Inspirations is partnering with Heritage Hotels & Resorts to offer guests a Wellness Program in Santa Fe, Taos and Albuquerque. This program is free for hotel guests and an integral part of our wellness pillar. The program consists of a wellness walk that highlights the uniqueness of each destination and drops you into the…

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Beyond the Ladder

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Over the past few years we have grown up significantly and are emerging from the pandemic like a mountain bluebird ready to fly the nest. This level of evolution felt like the right time to rebrand ourselves with a new logo and image that speaks more intimately to who we are and the principles upon…

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Plaza Banca | A Healing Sanctuary of New Mexico

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This is the land of the Tewa, a Native American Puebloan group. They inhabited this land since the aboriginal times and you can feel their deep rooted traditions and history imprinted upon this earth. The Tewa tribe were known as a peace-loving people, surviving as farmers and herdsmen. They are famous for their religious beliefs,…

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Chaco Canyon with Bobby Gonzales

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The Puebloan people began to build in the canyon on a grand scale around 850 C.E. and construction of their Great House Pueblos continued for over 300 years. Their architecture design was pre-planned and many of the great houses were built over decades and even centuries. Our day trip begins early in the morning. Shortly…

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Rejuvenate, Refresh and Embrace the Wild and Free

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It’s March which means that spring is just around the corner. The weather warms, the ground defrosts and the snow begins to melt, and the earth comes alive again reinvigorated by the sun. As nature shakes off the heaviness of winter and renews itself with a fresh, green start, our spirit of adventure often does…

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10 Ways to Practice Self-love

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It’s February – the month of love and Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. When most people think about Valentine’s Day they think about romantic love commercialized with flowers, chocolates and cards. But we like to think of it as more than just romantic love, it’s a time to celebrate all types of love.…

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Angelisa’s Musings: Seasons of Travel

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It’s November in New Mexico, and I’m on an early dawn hike throughout the stacks of ancient earth and the multi-layers of hued sandstone. They’re whispering to me in the golden light about a colorful story that once existed on earth, out here on the edge of the Colorado Plateau, where so many have been…

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10 Ways to Use Gratitude while Traveling

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Gratitude goes beyond expressing thanks to someone. These days, it has developed into a state of being that fosters a positive state of mind and is an ongoing appreciative practice that generates an enhanced presentness with life. We thought that with November almost upon us and the annual holiday of gratitude, Thanksgiving, we’d look at…

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Travel in New Mexico Nourishes Wellness

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Many travelers want to maintain or even enhance their personal wellbeing when they travel. Travel can be an opportunity to focus on nurturing the soul, spirit, body and mind. It makes sense if you’re taking a break to hit the refresh button, that you should incorporate rejuvenating healthy practices and tune into your body’s needs.…

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The Tapestry of Taos Artisans

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Wandering the streets of downtown Taos we walk on imperfect roads where many artists have walked before. Roads full of wondrous stories where the famous, infamous, and little known have already treaded. Every crack in the sidewalk is a sign that someone of significance walked this way and it’s what makes Taos’ art colony completely…

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Why Do Women Travel?

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Why Do Women Travel? On International Women’s Day, we want to focus on women and travel. More and more women are traveling, whether alone or in groups, and here at Heritage Inspirations we’ve been contemplating what drives this female desire for travel. It’s become a common theme in the travel industry – women are traveling…

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