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New Mexico: Myths and Legends
The entire trip left me with many wonderful memories of Cuba...The Cuban people we met revealed the soul of Cuba by generously sharing their passion, creativity and knowledge with us. I especially enjoyed the last night in Havana when we gathered at the very cool tapas bar at sunset. Two authentic troubadours serenaded us with song and acoustic guitars. Wow!
— Go Learn Traveler, Cuba 2017
Do you know the story of how Fred Harvey shaped tourism in New Mexico? Or how Po’Pay’s Rebellion sparked other revolts from enslaved Puebloans that drove the Spanish presence out for over a decade? Associate Chair of Ethnic Studies Dr. Elizabeth Archuleta will take us on a one-of-a-kind tour into the rabbit hole of myths and legends surrounding New Mexico.
Elizabeth spent a portion of her life teaching and researching Native American literature at the University of New Mexico, where she was heavily involved in campus and community efforts to connect people to New Mexico’s rich history. Join us as she unpacks key pieces of history and takes us on-site to the stories that shaped the state.
As we make our way from Albuquerque, down to Santa Fe, and back up to the mountainous city of Taos, we’ll be ensconced in the magical realism of arts, culture, and struggle that is palpable in the Land of Enchantment.
Trip highlights include:
6 fully-guided days going behind-the-scenes of historical sites such as Acoma Pueblo’s Sky City, UNESCO World Heritage Site Taos Pueblo, and Santuario de Chimayo
Visits to the world-renowned museums in Albuquerque, Santa Fe, and Taos, as well as private meetings with resident scholars and experts.
All transportation, entrance fees, accommodation, and most meals included
Comprehensive trip insurance, including sickness/or emergency evacuation insurance
Three days in “Creative City” designated Santa Fe, with free-time to explore the magnificent Santa Fe Indian Art Market.