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Solo Traveler: Themed Travel - Art

on September 1, 2013 - 7:23am
Palau Güell, looking up into the atrium. Photo by Sherry Hardage
 
 
La Familia Sagrada seen from Park Güell. Photo by Sherry Hardage
 
 
Solo Traveler: Themed Travel - Art
Column by SHERRY HARDAGE

Themed travel was something I found myself doing without being aware of it. It appears, in retrospect, that my trip to Spain was all about tracking down modern art.

Seven of Antoni Gaudí’s projects are now World Heritage sites. It’s hard to be in Barcelona for one hour without running across his name, seeing something inspired by him or viewing a building that he designed.

I spent two weeks

First Los Alamos Celebration Held for Lord Krishna's Birthday

on August 30, 2013 - 10:32am

Courtesy photo

Courtesy photo

COMMUNITY News:

Lord Krishna's birthday was celebrated with a cultural program for the first time in Los Alamos, Aug. 24 in Kelly Hall at Trinity on the Hill Episcopal Church.

According to the Vedas and world's oldest spiritual book Bhagavad Gita, Lord Krisha is the supreme creator of the whole creation and he is the maintainer also. He appeared on Earth many times to save the Earth from evil, and the last time he came was 5,200 years ago in Northern India, a city called Mathura.

Explore Red Rocks and Jemez Pueblo Culture Sept. 7

on August 30, 2013 - 7:59am
Hikers explore red rock country at Jemez Pueblo. Courtesy/PEEC

PEEC News:

When taking the “back road” from Albuquerque to Los Alamos through the Jemez mountains, stunning red rocks appear as if out of nowhere, on Jemez Pueblo land.

On a guided hike organized by the Pajarito Environmental Education Center (PEEC) Saturday, Sept. 7, there is the opportunity to explore these rock formations and learn about the history and culture of the Jemez people who have lived there for centuries.

Mary Pecos, a guide at the Walatowa Visitor Center, will lead the group on a 1.5 mile hike through the

Well Wishers Flood De Colores on Final Night

on August 29, 2013 - 10:46pm

De Colores owner Joan Duran, center, with her daughter Debbie, left, and longtime manager Sue Dummer pause for a photo a few minutes before closing the restaurant for good Wednesday night after 35.5 years in business. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

De Colores chef Tim Duran, right, with his son Cody who is the third generation to work at the restaurant. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

The restaurant filled to capacity with well wishers Wednesday evening. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

 

By CAROL A. CLARK
Los Alamos Daily Post
 
Joan Duran announced her

Co+op Health & Wellness Fair Sept. 7

on August 29, 2013 - 11:37am

NCRTD 'Blue Buses' Not in Service Monday

on August 29, 2013 - 11:17am

NCRTD NEWS:

The North Central Regional Transit District (NCRTD) has announced that the RTD “Blue Buses” will not be in service Monday Sept. 2, in observance of the Labor Day holiday. 

Regularly scheduled bus service throughout north central New Mexico including Los Alamos, Rio Arriba, Santa Fe and Taos Counties will resume Tuesday, Sept. 3.

The North Central Regional Transit District provides free bus service Monday through Friday to a service area that encompasses more than 10,000 square miles of north central New Mexico including the counties of Los Alamos, Rio Arriba, Santa Fe and

Registration Opens for Young Life Golf Tournament

on August 29, 2013 - 8:09am

YOUNG LIFE News:

The 3rd Annual Young Life Golf Tournament is Saturday Sept. 7, at the Los Alamos Golf Course.

Prizes will include (but are not limited to) gift certificates, clothing, golf packages, golf equipment, and various other items that will be given away. There will be a Hole in One vehicle ready to win as well! 

To register, visit http://d31hzlhk6di2h5.cloudfront.net/20130816/8a/01/d4/54/b0949ef02059e459da48f943/GT_2013_Brochure.pdf

What is Young Life? Young Life began with a few simple ideas about sharing the truth of God's love with adolescents.

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