on the road again…| new mexico | albuquerque | boca negra canyon, petroglyph national monument

One of the signs along the trail reads that “[s]ome Pueblo elders believe that the petroglyphs choose when and to whom to reveal themselves to.”
Petroglyph Park Boca Negra Canyon 1 (1 of 1)

Petroglyph Park Boca Negra Canyon 11 (1 of 1)

Petroglyph Park Boca Negra Canyon 5 (1 of 1)

Let's play Petroglyph Pictionary: I see a wild turkey chasing a man in a top hat. Thoughts?
The original meaning of many of the petroglyphs have been lost to time, so they’re open to interpretation. It’s like Petroglyph Pictionary: I see a wild turkey chasing a man in a top hat carrying a large pot…
And this one is clearly Lady Gaga surrounded by moon men alongside their starship.
And this one is clearly Lady Gaga surrounded by moon men alongside their starship.
And here's an angry crab sneaking up on a dapper gentleman in suspenders.
And here’s an angry crab sneaking up on a dapper gentleman in suspenders. Nailed it.

Canyon Road 14 (1 of 1)

Boca Negra Canyon 97 (1 of 1)

Petroglyph Park 2 (1 of 1)

And I was in heels. No one is surprised.
And I was in heels. No one is surprised.

 

 

Petroglyph Park Boca Negra Canyon 16 (1 of 1)

Boca Negra Canyon 91 (1 of 1)
I cannot emphasize enough how happy I was to NOT see any snakes.

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