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A Beautiful Place to Die

With its Hispanic cultural heritage the folks of northern New Mexico place "descansos" by the roadside where people have been killed. This particular descanso is on a high point by an especially deadly horseshoe bend just outside of Taos. What a beautiful place for a spirit to take flight.

TAGS: New Mexico, Taos, United States

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Taos, New Mexico, United States of America
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© Rupert Chambers.
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Date Taken: 08.2015
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 30, 2015, 2:29 p.m.
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PHOTO LOCATION Taos, New Mexico, United States of America