Monday, June 22, 2009

Old Town Albuquerque

Yesterday, I visited Old Town. Here I am at the San Felipe de Neri church.
It was established in 1706.
Old Town has a lot of neat tourists shops.
A store called Old Town Rug and Basket
is our favorite place for little souvenirs.

A band called the Swamp Coolers
was playing music in the plaza gazebo
on Sunday afternoon.

Everywhere I looked,
Old Town had a Route 66/Albuquerque
kind of feel to it.
Another taste of New Mexico, anyone?

The little plazuelas off the main plaza
are nooks to discover!

This fountain looks like a water well!

Another sunny plazuela,
and a little fountain!

Then Just Through the Path,
Leading to the Other Side of the Wall:

Crumbling old stucco walls and vintage New Mexico

gives way to the Albuquerque Museum.

This fountain is a part of the modern art landscaping.

Where Old Mexico Meets New Mexico

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