You Can’t Pass Up A Trip To See The Glowing Lights At Jemez Historic Site In New Mexico
Whenever I think of winters in New Mexico, I always imagine chilled, dark nights illuminated by twinkling stars and glowing farolitos (or luminarias, if you prefer). Seeing long rows of those vibrant paper lanterns lining sidewalks, fences, and rooftops is an enchanting sight and reminds me of my childhood. In New Mexico, you’ll find displays of these all over the state: in the yards of homes, along the rooftops of local businesses, and even in parks.
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The historic site will be decorated on December 14, 2019 year from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tickets are $18 for adults and $10.50 for children 3 to 16. Purchasing tickets in advance is highly recommended. You can do so via Facebook or their website.
Monica is a Diné (Navajo) freelance writer and photographer based in the Southwest. Born in Gallup and raised in Phoenix, she is Tódich'ii'nii (Bitter Water People) and Tsi'naajinii (Black Streak Wood People). Monica is a staff writer for Only In Your State, photo editor for The Mesa Legend, and previously a staff writer for The Navajo Post. You can reach her at [email protected]
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