Bosque del Apache Redux

The Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge is one of the many hidden gems in the National Park portfolio, I've been constantly amazed by the beauty that is every where in the United States, it's one of the things I have appreciated most about our year on the road. When we visited New Mexico in February I was surprised by how much Mr. Misadventures loved Bosque del Apache. I thought it was a … [Read more...]

Weekly Wanderings #48 – Elephant Butte

After (mostly) ten days of laziness in Key West and then seven days driving (eight days total as we spent an extra day in San Antonio) we had a nice week in Elephant Butte in New Mexico. On Saturday, we re-scouted Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge for sunrise, sunset and full moon photos. Last time we were here was in February and the water levels in different spots were different, … [Read more...]

Five Things to Do While Staying in Las Cruces

For such a small town, the area around Las Cruces is packed with things to do. We spent one week in this part of New Mexico and found it to be almost like a onion, we just kept peeling back great things to visit.  Here are five things to do that I think are noteworthy. Visit White Sands National Monument Just an hour outside of Las Cruces you'll find the beautiful dunes of White Sands … [Read more...]