We arrived in Santa Fe late at night, and as such decided to Walmart it, also there was a large storm moving in. We stopped at a rest area outside of town and cooked dinner. Nice view of the thunder / lightning moving in. A big shout out to the State of New Mexico for an average rest area, they must think they are special as they have an electronic survey if you approve of the rest area (push the yes or no button) After dinner we drove to the Walmart, and it was busy, we were lucky to get a space. The next day we checked out the local farmers market and it blew our minds. Being married to Aya, I have been to many farmers markets, bakeries, specialty food stores, but Santa Fe Farmers Market was amazing. Fresh fire roasted peppers onsite, fresh bread, tons of produce, lots of photos below. We also has a chance to use our Dutch Oven for the first time. After having about 3 lbs of delicious peppers for dinner, fresh out of the (dutch) oven muffins were delicious around the campfire for dessert.

We also walked around downtown Santa Fe, aesthetically it was very nice, and appeared very old. It was disappointing to see it was mostly high end luxury clothing and jewelry stores, and of course art galleries (boring!!!) Nevertheless, it was enjoyable.

As I type this, vegetable quiche is cooking in the oven for dinner. Every so often I get a whiff of gasoline (generator is running) and then a whiff of quiche. The quiche smell is overtaking the gasoline smell, so must be ready.

Dinner just outside Santa Fe

Dinner just outside Santa Fe

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We found this posted on a wall in downtown.

We found this posted on a wall in downtown.

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Some delicious food in the Dutch Oven

IMG_0837 Some delicious food in the Dutch Oven

Had to throw in the Caboose. Santa Fe is a major railway town. Burlington Northern Santa Fe Rail ring a bell???   There are massive trains everywhere in New Mexico

Had to throw in the Caboose. Santa Fe is a major railway town. Burlington Northern Santa Fe Rail ring a bell??? There are massive trains everywhere in New Mexico