New MexicoA strange photo essay by Philip Greenspun
Note: this has been superseded to a large extent by my 117-image New Mexico exhibit and travel guide.
People have to squeeze into whatever accommodations they can find.
Some houses don't even have windows.
Others are forced to live in Carlsbad Caverns (where one room is the size of 14 football fields).
Yet their spirit never dims and they ride over the border to Juarez, Mexico for some good clean fun.
All the gypsum in the world isn't going to fix up some of these old churches .
When you are alone on the Rio Grande
sometimes you need one heck of a big TV antenna
I saw 27 of these dishes rolling around on dual sets of railroad tracks over a 900-square-mile plateau.
People in Acoma have lived in the same houses since 600 A.D.
But I'd rather be a yuppie and live in Santa Fe.
AAA Map of New Mexico: (151K JPEG) or (391K GIF)
Philip Greenspun's most popular Web books include Travels with Samantha, a Best of the Web '94-winning account of a journey from Boston to Alaska and back, and Berlin/Prague Tale, illustrated with photos of those cities.
If you want a more comprehensive perspective, try Yahoo's New Mexico page or these user-entered related links