"There was so much sky, more than at sea, more than anywhere else in the world." Willa Cather
El Malpais National Monument.
Another Santa Fe day trip well worth a day. The latest journey for Our Little Caravan was to El Malpais NM, a couple-hundred-thousand acres of lava flows, mountain ranges, and mesas near Grants, NM. Native American, Spanish, and Anglo travelers have through the ages persevered over the rough landscape of "the badlands."