National Geographic : 1966 Mar
Four centuries of excitement in the State of NEW MEXICO In 1540, the first white men...conquis tadores from New Spain,seeking the fabled Seven Cities ofCibola...marched into what is now New Mexico. Thus began the exploration and later settle ment of what the early colonists came tocall TheKingdomof New Mexico. New Mexico has liveduider several flags andhasabsorbedmuchof manyerasandpeoples. Here in New Mexico you can enjoythe best of manycultures ... Indian...Spanish... Frontier West...Modern... Todayyoucanre-livewith de scendants of OldSpainthe fiestas andtraditions of other years...you canenjoythe deli cious nativefoods that area gourmet's delight. You'll love exploringthe Indian Pueblosandancient apartment houseruinsthat goback a thou sandyears.Youcanthrill to the sport of thecowboy andthe lifeof the OldWest. Andin Modern New Mexico youcanenjoy it allwith the convenience andaccommodations of modernAmerica.NewMexico isa unique andwonderful combination of oldandnew. Best of all.NewMexico's greatnatural beauty is with youeverywhere yougo in the State... from desert to mountains to moderncities to ancient Indiansettlements. Cometo NewMexico this year. It's on your way! FREE:Forcolorful literature about NewMexico, write Department of Develop ment, BoxNG-16,Santa Fe, NewMexico.