Sep 27, 2012

A Trip to the Shards

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I will not lie, since I moved to the Four Corners, I’ve been missing a few dishes. My step-mom's Filipino cooking (pancit), Bonjour Bakery (pastries), Lotus of Siam and Archi's (best Thai food in North America). Although I’m used to cooking at home, these places were nice to have on a splurge. Now I’m on the hook to find new splurges in vastly remote lands. I did find an antidote in Blake's breakfast burritos, having that addictive quality I crave. I think it's the Hatch chiles. I also found Andrea Kristinas, a small coffee shop in Farmington, NM, to have yummy sandwiches. I've yet to try food in Durango, CO. I’ll see what I can find, but it's not always about the food. What's really on the menu in these parts is the spectacular landscape. AdobePhotoshopExpress_20120927084723



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18 comments:

  1. I love new places to explore. Wonderful shots Sandy!

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    1. Thank you Randy. 'I'm with you ...exploring is so fun! :)

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  2. There is a lot of big sky there! What fabulous scenery!

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    1. You are so right RedPat it is total big sky country here! I'm so happy you like the scenery.:)

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  3. Wow. As a young French gal growing up in France, this what I -and many of my countrymen- imagined the USA to be... This is the type of scenery we all watched in countless Western movies. Simply beautiful. I am glad you are also finding decent places to fill your cravings... Love that shot of the horses. Wild ones, correct? A bientôt. Veronique (French Girl in Seattle)

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    1. You have a good eye French girl because a lot of the movies especially the John Wayne movies were filmed around these parts. I guess not all the Southwest looks the same. You are correct...those poor skinny 'wild horses' need some food. I saw quite a few in the distance on my drive...it was breath taking. Just don't want to tell people where.. If you know what I mean.;) A bientot!!! Take care Veronique.

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    2. Oh and the the new movie with Johnny Depp was partly filmed out here. I will be watching out for that one.;)

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  4. There in lies the rub with living out in the middle of no where, lots of wide open spaces and peace and quite but you do have to travel to that occasional good meal out.

    Being out of the city is definitely worth it though.

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    1. I completely agree with you Ron. you said it perfect. :)

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  5. I remember you had mentioned some time ago about burritos for breakfast, it's something I can't understand very well! But I loved that colourful place (what a cool shot), I'm sure I would try it too!
    I can see you have improved your photography skills, specially the composition, well done my friend! :)
    I'm already waiting for your next post!
    Hope you have a very good weekend Sandy!

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  6. Hi Lucia.Nice to hear from you.Thanks for the nice compliment. I'm always trying to improve. but I didn't find this my best work. Although, I sure enjoyed the drive. ;) Hope your weekend is going well and your taking lots of photos!!:)

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  7. Thank you for these wonderful impressions of your environment. Surely sight and life will become clear and sharp. Love the last one much. Please have a good Sunday.

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    1. Hi Robert. Thank you for your compliment. I sure enjoy your views and photos of your environment.

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  8. I love these shots along the road, and looking forward to see more of your pictures. Good Work!

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  9. Thanks Quynh.:) I take pictures of my surroundings for fun and to share. Thanks for visiting...I always enjoy seeing what you guys are up to.

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  10. BEAUTIFUL surroundings!! I love the photos.

    However, now I'm going to be thinking about fry bread and Navajo "tacos" all day. ;)

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  11. What a neat and colorful Taco Stand sitting there in the high desert country. Happy to hear you have discovered Hatch Chiles!
    Nothing better than exploring a two lane road and finding a new scene or adventure around every bend! Not knowing what to expect makes it twice as much fun!
    I always enjoy seeing your pics. You have a good eye for an interesting pic! Looking forward to your next post and pics from the Corners!

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