New Mexico - Day 5 - Acoma Pueblo
7 April 2015
If the balloon flight made Day 4 the most exciting day, visiting Acoma Pueblo made Day 5 the most fascinating. We took a tour of Acoma Pueblo's Sky City. There are over 500 adobe homes atop a 365 foot mesa. They have no running water or electricity though there are some surprising "conveniences" such as modern door and windows on the otherwise primitive homes. Our tour guide filled us in on their incredible history and some of their modern day customs. After meeting some of the Acoma people both up on the mesa and in their casino it became obvious that they are some of the friendliest people you ever could hope to meet. We topped off our final evening in New Mexico with dinner on Route 66 at the Standard Diner because I wanted to try the original version of one of their dishes (bacon wrapped meatloaf with red wine gravy) I had made at home after seeing it on Food Network.
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