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Along US 550 in Colorado and New Mexico - September 27, 2003

The ride from Durango to Albuquerque.


Leaving US 160 and headed south on US 550. [2048x1536]

It starts with a climb out of the Animas Valley. [2048x1536]

This is right near the Colorado-New Mexico border, which was unmarked in this direction. I only knew because the mile markers had gone down to 0 and there was the familiar "Colorful Colorado" sign on the northbound side. [2048x1536]

I think this is in Aztec, New Mexico. [2048x1536]

Leaving Bloomfield. [2048x1536]

Coming up on Angel Peak. [2048x1536]

More Angel Peak. [2048x1536]

Continuing south on US 550 through some more great scenery. I suppose people from here just don't bother visiting places like Badlands National Park. [2048x1536]

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Most of the crests of hills had these signs. I don't think I've seen them anywhere else. [2048x1536]

Some woman I don't know standing by the Continental Divide sign on US 550. [2048x1536]

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Almost to Albuquerque when you can see Sandia Peak. [2048x1536]
E-mail domain: teresco.org, username: terescoj - Sun Sep 28 19:39:20 MDT 2003

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