National Geographic : 1966 May
Four centuries of excitement in the State of NEW MEXICO In 1540, thefirst white men...conquis tadores from NewSpain,seeking the fabled SevenCitiesofCibola...marched into what is now New Mexico. Thus began theexploration andlater settle ment of what the earlycolonists came tocall TheKingdomof New Mexico. New Mexico haslivedunder several flags andhasabsorbed muchof manyerasandpeoples. Herein New Mexico youcan enjoythe best of manycultures . .. Indian...Spanish... Frontier West...Modern... Todayyoucanrelivewith de scendants of OldSpainthe fiestas andtraditions of other years...you canenjoythe deli cious nativefoods that area gourmet's delight. You'll loveexploringthe Indian Pueblosandancient apartment houseruins that goback a thou sandyears.Youcanthrill to the sport ofthe cowboy andthe life of the OldWest. AndinModern New Mexico youcanenjoyit allwith the convenience andaccommodations of modernAmerica. New Mexico is aunique andwonderful combination of oldandnew. Best of all,NewMexico's greatnatural beauty is with youeverywhere yougoin the State.. from desert to mountains to moderncities to ancient Indian settlements. Cometo NewMexico this year. It's on your way! nIa FREE:Forcolorful literature about New Mexico, write Department of Develop ment, BoxNG-6,SantaFe, NewMexico.