New Mexico, USA has an area of 315,194 sq km and about 1,928,400 inhabitants. Its capital is Santa Fe.
New Mexico shares its borders with the American states of Texas, Oklahoma, Colorado, Utah and Arizona. From deserts to high mesas to snow-capped peaks, New Mexico has wide variations in its topography.
Native Americans constitute majority of New Mexico’s population. Therefore, American Indian Culture is predominant in the region. There are some New Mexicans that speak a special dialect of Spanish—New Mexican Spanish. New Mexican culture is the result of the confluence of Spanish, Mexican, Native American and Anglo-American culture.
The meaning of the name of the city has Spanish origin, meaning “holy faith”. It has Sangre de Christo Mountains to it’s eat side and is the capital city of New Mexico state. For an outdoor trip, visit the Santa Fe Opera House which is a host to music events in the month of July and August. The place itself is amazing to look at, showcasing mesmerizing opera shows. Do take advantage of the tours on Saturday’s which will give you a chance to see what goes behind the scenes, costumes and various sets being built for each individual show. To know about the history behind Chocolate and to explore cultural blending through food, go to the Museum of International Folk Art. It also features short films, a scent station, a formula exchange and a world map showing food magnets. Do eat at the Museum...
Also known as "The City of the Crosses". Must visit the majestic Organ Mountains, to the east, are dominant in the city's landscape, along with the Doña Ana Mountains, Robledo Mountains, and Picacho Peak. The modern "heart" of the city is where most stores and restaurants are located, There are a few festivals wich take place in las cruces such as the book festivals, wine , the Whole Enchilada Fiesta, held the last weekend in September, is southern New Mexico's most popular festival, day of the dead and the Renaissance ArtsFaire. The city also holds several museums, I found major interest in the Space Murals Museum in Organ which holds scale models of the Space Shuttle and Space Station Freedom and some relics of the Space Age and moving around is simple thanks to the numerous buses,...
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