Volcanic activity and human turmoil forged the complexion of our nation’s forty-seventh state, New Mexico. Explore, absorb, and enjoy along with author, Donna Blake Birchell, as she takes you to the little- and well-known attractions of the Land of Enchantment.
New Mexico has one of the oldest cultures in the United States, yet many still do not know of her great beauty. Birchell describes civilizations which date thousands of years ago to the present-day modern communities. Every section of the state has its own way of life, traditions, and foods.
You will be able to follow the Green Chile Cheeseburger Trail and Wine Trail, and make a bizcochito (the official state cookie) as you explore every landscape ranging from mountains, plains, and deserts to subterranean. In this book, Birchell covers historic ghost towns, geological wonders, extraterrestrial and paranormal encounters, ancient Puebloan ruins, Old West culture, roadside art, fascinating museums, frontier forts, unusual festivals, and recreational activities found throughout this enchanted land.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR(S)
Donna Blake Birchell, a native of New Mexico, has traveled extensively through her home state and hopes to share her love of the Land of Enchantment. As the author of nine historical books about New Mexico and Texas, Birchell has dedicated this chapter in her life to preserving the history and stories of this magnificent state, as well as reveal New Mexico’s hidden gems along the way. It is her hope that through her writing and photography she can capture the true beauty that lies in the state.