Acoma Pueblo Countinually Occupied for 2,000 Years

Atop a steep, 367-foot sandstone bluff sits an age-old city known as Acoma Pueblo or Sky City. The gorgeous and historic pueblo is a registered National Historical Landmark in New Mexico. Since 1150 A.D., Acoma Pueblo has earned the reputation as the oldest continuously inhabited community in North America (source). At the top of the…

Petroglyph National Monument Through the Lens

New Mexico offers many hidden treasures in its culture-ridden state.  Petroglyph National Monument is one of those gems. The monument is an art gallery carved in volcanic rock that overlooks clusters of cookie cutter homes. Within the monuments boundaries sits Boco Negra Canyon, a 70 acre section of the 7,236 acre park. The canyon provides…

El Morro is the Zuni Penthouse

El Morro National Monument in Ramah New Mexico was a stop on the way to Albuquerque from my state of Arizona. The landscape represents the state accurately with its high mesa’s and dry brush. Indian ruins are secretly tucked away in nearly every canyon wall crevasse. With family in tow, we drove into El Morro,…