Tinkertown

 Posted by at 12:26 am  Nick's Blog
Jan 182020
 

While spending some time in Albuquerque, New Mexico a few years ago, several readers urged us to visit Tinkertown, a short drive into the Sandia Mountains on the northeast side of the city. In fact, there were so many people suggesting it that we had to check it out to see what all the fuss […]

Apr 272010
 

In a blog last week, I took you on a tour of Two Guns, Arizona, a relic of the glory days of historic Route 66. Across the highway from Two Guns, and three miles up a gravel road, lies what is left of the ghost town of Canyon Diablo. You have probably never heard of […]

Cowboy Country

 Posted by at 4:52 am  Nick's Blog
May 162009
 

We spent yesterday exploring cowboy country. Back in the years following the Civil War, western Kansas was the Wild West, and it was here that some of the best known characters of the time made names for themselves. Meade, Kansas, where we are staying at the city park’s free “Tourist Camp” is the home of […]