Tag archive for New Mexico 66

Get your souvenirs on at Skip Maisel’s

Get your souvenirs on at Skip Maisel’s

Skip Maisel’s Indian Jewelry 510 Central Ave SW Albuquerque, NM (505) 242-6526 website Built by Morris Maisel in the late 1930’s, on old Route 66, it is now a Route 66 landmark. During its heyday in the late 40s and early 50s, he employed over…

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Loretto Chapel’s Miraculous Staircase

Loretto Chapel’s Miraculous Staircase

Loretto Chapel 207 Old Santa Fe Trail Santa Fe, NM (505) 982-0092 website When the Loretto Chapel was completed in 1878, there was no way to access the choir loft twenty-two feet above. Carpenters were called in to address the problem, but they all concluded…

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Across the USA in just 5 minutes

Across the USA in just 5 minutes

Roadtrip Timelapse / Drivelapse video from Brian DeFrees’ 12,225 mile cross country roadtrip around the USA from August 2011 – October 2011 compressed into 5 minutes.  During his trip, videographer Brian DeFrees summarized each day in photos using the iPhone apps “Picframe” and “Instagram”. When he…

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Aztec Motel

Aztec Motel

  Phyllis Evans  |  dates unknown  |  Albuquerque, NM Embellished environment  |  Created 1994 Along Historic Route 66 and all of the great old neon motel signs, there is one particular motel that caught my attention…the Aztec Motel.  Not only is the signage eye-popping, but…

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