36 – Okhai Owingeh , Abiquiu , Ghost Ranch, Georgia O’Keefe

At 8:15  Carolyn, Pamela and I meet Robbie in front of the post office of Ranchos de Taos ((Trading Post Café or post office?)). She brings us to Georgia O’Keefe country. We drive for quite some time when, on the left of the highway, we see the peaks of the Sangre de Cristo, highlighted in bright white, a powder trail, almost unreal: snow whipped by the wind?

We reach the village of Okhai Owingeh (San Juan) and its two churches which we visit with Robert Cress, Crow Indian, jewelry designer. The second church is a copy of the Sainte Chapelle in Paris. 


Robert shows us his beautiful jewels

  

We continue to Albiquiu, a tiny village where Georgia O'Keefe lived. Marvelous house. 

 


Then we walked around all the places she painted: Pedernal Mountain, the White Lands and especially, Ghost Ranch where she retreated from time to time , away from everything.

Beautiful drive back. Arrive at night
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