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Traveling with Jim and Elaine - Our 2006 Colorado Adventure

From Alamosa, Colorado to El Paso, Texas

 


Campsite at Elephant Butte State Park (10-12-06)

 


Lake at Elephant Butte State Park
(10-12-06)

 


Stopped for a cold drink in Hillsboro before heading over
the mountains on route #152 to Silver City, NM
(10-13-06)

 


Lots of strange signs as start up the mountain
(10-13-06)

 


This road can't decide which way it wants to go
(10-13-06)

 


Looking at the road we just came up
(10-13-06)

 


Beautiful views at every turn in the road
(10-13-06)

 


We can see the different levels of road as we go up
(10-13-06)

 


We stopped at almost every pullout to see the views
(10-13-06)

 


Mountains as far as we can see and the road below
(10-13-06)

 


Bicycle rider followed us up the mountain and caught us at the
top due to  our many stops to enjoy the mountain views
(10-13-06)

 


Can see two levels of the road
(10-13-06)

 


At the top of Emory Pass at 8828 feet 
(10-13-06)

 


The view from the top goes on forever  (10-13-06)

 


Starting down the other side of the pass  (10-13-06)

 


More of those funny signs  (10-13-06)

 


Rocky terrain on the other side of the pass  (10-13-06)

 


Rolling hills on the way down  (10-13-06)

 


Open pit Santa Rita copper mine 15 miles east of Silver City,
New Mexico is one of the world's largest mines
(10-13-06)
 

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