Dave Bullock / eecue

photographer, director of engineering: crowdrise, photojournalist, hacker, nerd, geek, human

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Angel Fire, New Mexico

When my lovely wife Penelope and I were staying in Taos, we decided to go rock hounding around the Enchanted Circle scenic byway. We took a 4WD trail up a mountain and took some photos near Angel Fire:

Penelope, Dave and Blue-J

Clouds and Mountains

Dave and Penelope

You can see more in my Angel Fire New Mexico gallery.

Penelope, Dave and Blue-J Angel Fire Clouds and Mountains Dave and Penelope Clouds above Angel Fire Rio Grande Gorge Bridge Rio Grande Gorge Rio Grande Gorge Bridge Penelope and Dave Sunset and an Earthship
View from Elk Mountain View from Elk Mountain View from Elk Mountain FJ Cruiser and Repeater atop Elk Mountai Penelope, Dave and Blue-J on Elk Mountai FJ Cruiser atop Elk Mountain FJ Cruiser and Repeater atop Elk Mountai FJ Cruiser and Repeater atop Elk Mountai FJ Cruiser atop Elk Mountain
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Elk Mountain in New Mexico

Today Penelope and I drove up past Pecos to dig through some mine tailings for interesting rocks. Yeah we're rockhounds, so what? After finding some good specimens we decided to take a 4WD trail up to the top of Elk Mountain. It was a great drive, about 20 miles each way. Once again, the FJ totally kicked ass, this time getting totally covered with mud. I didn't even have to put it in to 4 low for the trail. Here are some photos from the top of Elk Mountain:

Penelope, Dave and Blue-J on Elk Mountai

FJ Cruiser atop Elk Mountain

View from Elk Mountain

FJ Cruiser and Repeater atop Elk Mountai

View from Elk Mountain

You can find the rest in my gallery.

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New Mexico in an FJ Cruiser

My lovely wife, Penelope, and I are vacationing in New Mexico. We just got in last night and today was our first road trip. We drove down to the former ghost town of Madrid. We took back roads most of the way, and of course the FJ Cruiser, which we have named "Blue-J", performed beautifully.

I just drove by memory from my High School days in Santa Fe, and Penelope was a bit concerned we would get lost, driving on random poorly maintained dirt roads, but we did just fine. When we got back to Santa Fe, we picked up a road and recreation atlas that has much finer detail than our AAA maps. Tomorrow I think we're going to go to Tesuque and Las Vegas... New Mexico, not Nevada!

Here are some photos from today:

Dave and Penelope with Clouds and Blue-J

New Mexico Sky

Dave and Penelope in Blue-J

New Mexico Sky and Blue-J

You can check out the rest here in my photo gallery.

New Mexico Sky Dave and Penelope in Blue-J Dave and Penelope in Blue-J Penelope in FJ Cruiser New Mexico Sky and Blue-J New Mexico Sky and Blue-J New Mexico Sky Dave and Penelope with Clouds and Blue-J Dave and Penelope with Clouds and Blue-J Penelope in FJ Cruiser FJ Cruiser and New Mexico Sky
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Going to New Mexico to Visit Mom!!!

Early Saturday morning I will be driving out to new mexico (12 hour drive) to see my wonderful mother! She just moved in to her new condo in Albuquerque! It will be great. I went to High School in new mexico and I really miss it. They have the best green chile in the world there!

I'll take lots of pictures so you all can see pics of the Land of Enchantment.