On a cold and breezy winter we made our trek north to Pecos National Historic Park.
It was the first of our 12-park visit of 2014 (reference:America’s Best Idea). And, it was a lovely day for a January road trip and this National Park was just one hour from our front door.
While I had made a quick stop to Pecos once long ago, this was Mark’s first visit and our first together. This time, what I was most intrigued by was that this obscure, roadside stop along I-25 is not only a significant cultural site for indigenous Americans, but it also is situated along 4 other Historic Trails:
Being that it was a clear, blue sky I was able to capture some pretty amazing photos of the ruins amid a backdrop of an enchanting New Mexico vista. However, two weeks following our adventure, my computer crashed and I lost the pictures. Fortunately, I took a couple of these panoramic images on my iPhone. Studying these images, I see that they perfectly and simply capture the beauty of Pecos.