Friday, May 8, 2009

Images IV - New Mexico





Fist-shaped rock

Sandia Peek

Sandia Peek2

Sandia Peek3


Atalaya too

Atalaya 3

Atalaya tree marks

Atalaya tree

Piled rocks

Route 66 sign



Adobe house

Adobe house2

Adobe house3

Typical Santa Fe front doors

African motifs

Hanging peppers

Old time store

Navajo vases

Navajo vases too


Native motif

Pueblo motif

Pueblo motif too

Native statue

Metal motif

Metal mountain lion

Deer horns hanger

Driving by what looked like Afghanistan...

Because one detour and the landscape suddenly looks like Swat Valley!!!

Like most visitors, and maybe the locals themselves, I assumed that blue or turquoise-colored doors were merely a form of southwestern cosmetics. But a distinct example of African influence in New Mexico is the use of the color blue to ward off evil...(Professor Emeritus Dr. Cortez Williams (R.I.P.), University of New Mexico)

Bench and floor vase

Tied tree branches

Tibetan flags on window with dog

NYC Subway and...

Back to Earth!

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