Fort Union National Historical Monument

Fort Union National Monument in New Mexico is truly a great place for history hunters and American park seekers. You will find the historical National Park in Northeast New Mexico. Just off interstate 25. Come along as we take you on a tour through the historical adobe structures that once serviced the area and the historic Santa Fe Trail. Come on a video tour with … Continue reading Fort Union National Historical Monument

Pecos National Historical Park in New Mexico

When traveling to the high altitude of Historic Northern New Mexico and a day trip from Santa Fe, Albuquerque or Las Vegas New Mexico; you will find Spanish Ruins and Pecos Pueblo Native American ghost town and church. Continue reading Pecos National Historical Park in New Mexico

Radium Girls & Radiation in the Home

Do You Have Radioactive Material in Your Home? The National Museum of Nuclear Science & History Says you do. Come with us as I reminisce about when I was a geophysicist; while telling you the story of the Radium Girls. We will also look at some everyday household items that are radioactive. You won’t believe the radioactive dishware we found at the National Museum of Nuclear Science & History on a visit to Albuquerque, New Mexico. Continue reading Radium Girls & Radiation in the Home

Valley of Fires Can Be Seen From Space | New Mexico Travel Guide

In south-central New Mexico, some 25 kilometers (15 miles) north of White Sands National Monument and just west of Carrizozo, you will find a very large lava flow across the New Mexico desert landscape and highway. The lava is the Carrizozo Malpais, a massive volcanic lava flow left over from volcanic activity that occurred several thousand years ago. The Valley of Fire is so large you can see it from space. The Valley of Fires recreation area is located immediately adjacent to the Malpais Lava Flow. Where you will find day use, along with tent and RV camping. Continue reading Valley of Fires Can Be Seen From Space | New Mexico Travel Guide