Thursday, July 07, 2005

Pagosa Springs - Vacation 2005

On to Pagosa Springs. This is how the road looks as we came into town. (The hill is only slightly exaggerated.)

At Pagosa Spr, we took US 84 S. I don’t know when the road was laid out but it’s a 65 mph road with a few 45 mph curves rather than a 75 mph road. The cliffs around Abiquiu, NM look like:

As we came down from a pass toward the Chama river, there is a totally unexpected landscape feature – a huge body of water in the middle of totally dry country, the Abiquiu reservoir.
Georgia O’Keefe lived near here for years. She painted several scenes like:


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