Archives for: October 2005

Flying Monkeys

October 25, 2005



 
Note the beer in mid-air.
 

Categories: Miscellaneous

Lake Isabelle and Pawnee Pass

October 22, 2005



 
The sunset near Lake Isabelle in the Indian Peaks.
 
 

 
The view east (taken around the same time) with clouds in the valley below Lake Isabelle.
 
     
The bottom five photos: (1) another view of the sunset near Lake Isabelle, (2) Lake Isabelle with Navajo, Apache and Shashoni Peaks in the background, taken slightly before the sky caught on fire, (3) Sarah descending Pawnee Pass (a 12,500 ft. high path across the Continental Divide), (4) Sarah and I enjoying the sunset, and (5) me climbing Pawnee Pass.

Categories: Colorado, Indian Peaks Wilderness, Lake Isabelle

Kitters

October 13, 2005



 

Categories: Miscellaneous

Santa Fe

October 10, 2005



 
The road leading to the plaza in downtown Santa Fe, where a little stone slab marks the end of the Santa Fe Trail. The cathedral at the end of the street is St. Francis Cathedral, which was never adorned with spires as originally intended.
 
 

Categories: New Mexico, Santa Fe

St. Francis of Assisi

October 9, 2005



 
St. Francis of Assisi - a Catholic basilica south of Taos, New Mexico. Missionaries founded the church in 1610 - 10 years before the pilgrims established themselves at Plymouth Rock. The oldest church in the US is in Santa Fe, New Mexico, right next to the oldest house in the US.
 
 

 
Another view of the adobe cathedral.
 
 

Categories: New Mexico, Taos

Taos

October 8, 2005



 
An alley across from the public plaza in Taos, New Mexico.
 
 

Categories: New Mexico, Taos

The Rio Grande Gorge

October 8, 2005



 
The Rio Grande Gorge from the Rio Grande Bridge.
 
 

 
The Rio Grande Bridge with the Sangre De Christo mountains and Taos Ski Resort in the background. Wheeler Peak, the tallest mountain in New Mexico (at 13,161 ft.), can barely be seen in this photo behind Vallecito Mountain (center).
 
 

Categories: New Mexico, Taos

Golden Gate Canyon State Park

October 2, 2005



 
Aspen in Golden Gate Canyon State Park.
 
 

 
Same.
 
   

Categories: Colorado