las vegas, new mexico


V.21 No.32 | 8/9/2012
The Plaza Hotel, Las Vegas, NM
Mina Yamashita

Have Fork, Will Travel

Las Vegas, New Mexico

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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