A canceled flight that led to an unplanned road trip from Phoenix to San Diego provided an eye-opening journey through a wide range of desert terrain. Throw in the quirky Space Age Lodge and an army of wind turbines, and the trip had an otherworldly feel.
Edmonton is well known for the Great Gretzky and the champion Oilers of the 1980s. It took Vern “Dry Hole” Hunter to pave the way by imploring his crew to “drill one more meter” and spark the oil boom in western Canada. There’s more to modern Edmonton, including a surprising Brazilian steakhouse.
The images in the surroundings leave an indelible impression like a masterpiece on a wall. That may be why New Mexico is the land of artists. Because art is everywhere in the land.