on the road again…| new mexico | abiquiú | ghost ranch | part 1

Chimney Rock 2 (1 of 1)
Saturday & Sunday, I headed out to Ghost Ranch, located in Abiquiú, about an hour and 15 min north of Santa Fe. Famous for its affiliation with the late painter Georgia O’Keefee, the ranch features multiple hiking trails through gorgeous canyons and over amazing mesas.

Chimney Rock 6 (1 of 1)

Chimney Rock from near the trailhead.
Chimney Rock from near the trailhead.

Chimney Rock 25 (1 of 1) Chimney Rock 23 BW (1 of 1)

Chimney Rock 17 (1 of 1)

Chimney Rock 14 (1 of 1)
Before I started working in New Mexico, I was warned about scorpions & tarantulas. So far, this is the most intimidating creepy-crawly I’ve encountered…

Chimney Rock 13 (1 of 1)

Chimney Rock 21 (1 of 1)

Chimney Rock 27 (1 of 1)

Chimney Rock 28 (1 of 1)

Prayer stone stack
Prayer stone stack

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Chimney Rock 32 (1 of 1)

Chimney Rock 26 (1 of 1)

Chimney Rock 29 (1 of 1)

Chimney Rock 31 (1 of 1)

I made it to the top of the trail! 1.5 miles up and 1.5 back. Behind me is Chimney Rock.
I made it to the top of the trail! 1.5 miles up and 1.5 back. Behind me is Chimney Rock.
At the top. The perfect spot for some meditation. It was so incredibly quiet...except for the wind!
The perfect spot for some meditation. It was so incredibly quiet…except for the wind!
THIS. VIEW.
THIS. VIEW.

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