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SANTA FE, NEW MEXICO

Santa Fe and Taos: A Tale Of Two Cities

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Program #11009ENZ
7 Days | 6 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderate
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EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
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Less than 70 miles from one another, Santa Fe and Taos are the jewel cities of northern New Mexico; seemingly enchanted places cast against the backdrop of the majestic Sangre de Cristo Mountains. Adobe pueblos built by ancestral peoples still stand, elegant Spanish colonial plazas serve as meeting places as they have for four centuries and beautiful museums display the work of artist-pilgrims who gathered here to find inspiration in the land. Examine Santa Fe and Taos through the eyes of those who have called them home and discover not only what they share, but also what sets each apart.


Highlights

• Trace the history of governance in Santa Fe and visit the modern New Mexico State Capitol building.
• Be moved by the ancient Native traditions and cultures preserved in Taos Pueblo and gain insight into the art of making Native American pottery with a traditional potter in Santa Clara Pueblo.
• Explore beautiful, world-renowned Canyon Road and see stunning examples of both contemporary and traditional art along the way.

Activity Notes

Walking up to one mile, standing up to one hour. Elevations of 5,000 to 7,000 feet.

Date Notes
12/28/2014
This program date includes attending a New Year's Eve performance presented by the Santa Fe Concert Association and a feast-day dance at Santo Domingo Pueblo.12/28/2015
This program date will attend a special New Year's Eve concert presented by the Santa Fe Concert Association and a feast-day dance at Santo Domingo Pueblo.

Coordinated by Road Scholar.


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Included
at no additional cost on this date ...
6 nights of accommodations
16 meals: 6 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 5 dinners
6 Expert-led lectures
9 Field trips
1 Performances

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4.7
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