This guest post by Rishi Menon and Suchi Ravindran Menon is continuation to part 1 & 2
11. New Mexico, known as the Land of Enchantment is endowed with Southwestern Charm. These hanging arrangements of dried chilies are called Chili Ristras and is an iconic New Mexican tradition.
Ristras Pic: Rishi Menon
12. Very large Array also known as VLA lies fifty miles West of Socorro city in New Mexico. There are 27 radio antennas arranged in Y-shape . They offer self guided tours. Make sure you are prepared for the weather since it tends to get very windy and storms are frequent. We were caught in one and had to run like crazy to get shelter. We also saw several jack rabbits hopping around. Read more...
This guest post by Rishi Menon and Suchi Ravindran Menon is continuation to part 1
6. Loretto Chapel in Santa Fe is famous for its Mysterious Staircase. The chapel was built between 1873 and 1878 and it has many stories regarding the mysterious staircase, one being it was built by St. Joseph himself.
Santa Fe Loretto Chapel Pic: Rishi Menon
7. Cathedral Basilica of St Francis of Assisi in Santa Fe is one of the major attractions in Santa Fe. It has a beautiful architecture and the store inside sell authentic New Mexican Christian gifts. We picked up colorful New Mexican themed cross for our Catholic friends. Read more...
One look at the pictures taken by Rishi Menon during his visit to New Mexico and you will realize why New Mexico is called the Land of Enchantment. Art, cultural events, local cuisine and wine, parks and monuments, scenic byways; New Mexico offers you reason more than many for a visit.
Explore New Mexico through the lenses of Rishi Menon and narration by his better half Suchi Ravindran Menon. Suchi tells us in detail – what to do, what to see, what to buy and most importantly what to eat while in New Mexico Enjoy! Read more...