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Cranes Along the Winter Bosque

By Dr. Denise R. Ames Winter in Albuquerque, New Mexico is a sea of brown vegetation and bright blue skies. The sun warms, not scorches as it does in the summer, covering me with a penetrating comfort. I am not … Continue reading

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The Embudo Canyon Trail: A Winter’s Landscape in the High Desert of New Mexico

by Dr. Denise R. Ames I am going to sidetrack from my recent blogs about different ports-of-call during my Baltic Sea Cruise. I just took a fun hike along the Embudo Canyon Trail in the foothills of Albuquerque, New Mexico … Continue reading

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Bayo Canyon Trails: A Glimpse into our Past

by Dr. Denise R. Ames I love to hike, not just for the exercise although that is important too, but it is a time that I feel a deep connection with nature. Hiking the Bayo Canyon Trails gave me a … Continue reading

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The Canyons of Los Alamos: Where Discoveries are Made

By Dr. Denise R. Ames Los Alamos, New Mexico—home of the Atomic Bomb—also showcases a rugged terrain of deep canyons and soaring cliffs. Los Alamos’s city motto is “Where discoveries are made,” in which reference to the atomic bomb immediately … Continue reading

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Nature’s Perfection: A Hike Along Los Conchas Trail

by Dr. Denise R. Ames What is your vision of a perfect hiking trail: a bubbling stream, sheer cliffs climbing to the sky, evergreens adding dimension and texture, a canyon floor ablaze with wildflowers, an open meadow with thickets of … Continue reading

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