las vegas, new mexico
V.21 No.32 | 8/9/2012
Have Fork, Will Travel
Las Vegas, New Mexico
By Mina Yamashita
The first time I drove through Las Vegas, I had no idea what lay hidden beyond the freeway exits. I remember a Chinese restaurant along the main gas/food drag, and any number of New Mexican restaurants and familiar fast foods. But I’ve since embarked down the side streets to get a closer look at what was once a boomtown. It’s a nice outing just 125 miles from Burque, through verdant hills and open grasslands.
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