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Here are the top ten articles for the Southwest USA Site! These rankings are live and get reset at the beginning of each month, so check back often to see what your fellow visitors are most interested in!
1. Who is Our Lady of Guadalupe
Who is Our Lady of Guadalupe? She is much more than the Catholic patron saint of the southwestern state of New Mexico. Pope John Paul II named her the spiritual patroness of the Americas, and she has long been a cultural symbol of Mexico.
2. Meteor Crater in Arizona
Meteor Crater in Arizona can be a good day trip for those who love science. Though it is described by some as a tourist trap because of its steep ticket price for its relatively limited offerings, it is worth it for amateur geologists and astronomers.
3. Indoor Water Use Conservation Tips
If you want to live in the southwestern United States, you need to know about water conservation. Water conservation can be divided into indoor and outdoor water use, and this article concentrates on indoor use.
4. Do It Yourself Southwestern Mosaic Tile Projects
outhwestern Mosaic tile colors can include turquoise, tans, rusts, golden yellows, vibrant reds, orange, and lovely calm greens and blues. Patterns include sun and moon patterns along with cactus, coyotes, desert images, horses, and the Kokopelli image.
5. Sonora Style Mexican Food
Why do I love the Sonora Style Mexican Food? Why is it my comfort food? From refried beans to caramelized Flan these are just some of my favorite Mexican Style Foods.
6. Spanish Style Decorating With Wood Beams
In Spanish Designed homes the beams and corbels are usually hand hewn and rustic in nature. Homes of the rich may have had beams and corbels that were decoratively carved, but still with a hand made character about them.
7. Outdoor Water Use Conservation Tips
If you want to live in the southwestern United States, you need to know about water conservation because there isnít much rainfall or snowfall, especially in the two southernmost states of Arizona and New Mexico as well as the desert state of Nevada. This article concentrates on outdoor water use.
8. Easy Basic Gazpacho Recipe
Summer in the southwestern United States can be hellishly hot, no question. There are times when you donít even want to eat hot food. In fact, you donít even want a salad. Instead, nothing less than a liquid salad will suffice to cool you down. Gazpacho is such a thing.
9. Tinkertown Museum of Folk Art in New Mexico
If you want to see something inexpensive but unusual, you should not miss the Tinkertown Museum of Folk Art. It is located only twenty minutes from Albuquerque, the biggest city in New Mexico.
10. Denver's Oldest Restaurant
If you are a carnivore and you are passing through Colorado, you owe it to yourself to have dinner at Denverís oldest restaurant, the Buckhorn Exchange. Yes, it is pricey, but it is a steakhouse to remember with a menu that includes exotic wild game dishes that you canít find anywhere else.
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