Fox Cave: New Mexico’s Best Tourist Trap

In October of 2017 my mom and I took a road trip through central New Mexico. The first leg of our trip took us down Route 70, where we stopped at Fox Cave to break up the trip to Roswell.

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Fox Cave isn’t a cave that you tour like Carlsbad Caverns. The actual cave is in the gift shop. It’s educational, but not slick like a modern museum.

That doesn’t mean that it isn’t worth a visit. In my opinion, this place is New Mexico’s best tourist trap.

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New Mexico Road Trip Mini Scrapbook

This is a cute little scrapbook that I made after my mom and I took a 4-day road trip in New Mexico in 2017. I’m planning another trip out to visit her in March so I’m reminiscing about my first New Mexico experience.

All of the images that I used in my scrapbook are photos printed from my phone, instant photos from my Instax mini, or clippings from papers I picked up along my way. When I’m travelling I tend to accumulate a bunch of paper ephemera: brochures, flyers, postcards, maps, informational handouts, admission tickets, wrist bands, even stickers. At the end of every day on a trip I transfer any paper that I’ve picked up throughout the day into my suitcase. When I get home, I go through them and keep anything that’s interesting or important. This project was a great way to display the things that I wanted to remember and not have to hang on to a bunch of extra stuff!

Here’s how I put it together:

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Pocono Snake and Animal Farm: It IS More Fun Than a Zoo!

On our way home from the Lodge at Woodloch we stopped at Pocono Snake & Animal Farm in Marshall’s Creek, Pennsylvania. This was my second time visiting, and it definitely won’t be my last.

Pocono Snake and Animal Farm is a family-run animal sanctuary that has been open since the early 1970’s. They don’t rehabilitate animals, but they give a home to critters great and small that can no longer be taken care of by their original owners. It has a very DIY atmosphere.

My second favorite critter to visit here is the SNAKE THAT KILLED A GUY. YES, I said SNAKE THAT KILLED A GUY.

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