Learning and Eating in New Mexico
March 11, 2014 § Leave a comment
I am excited to share some travel photos from a recent trip to New Mexico. I love planning trips that combine all of my passions. This long weekend consisted of an Ayurveda cooking workshop with Dr. Lad at the Ayurvedic Institute in Albuquerque, accommodations at a very cool ranch, healthy & yummy food, and a really nice hike through Tent Rocks. My friend and travel partner also made some time for a trip to the Georgia O’Keeffe and Ansel Adams museum in Santa Fe.
The workshop with Dr. Lad was incredible! I left with some great recipes in addition to furthering my studies. Since returning home, I’ve made a trip to an Indian market in Providence and made one of my favorite kitchari recipes. I love the addition of cilantro, which adds flavor while also functioning as a cleansing herb and digestive aid.
The inn where we stayed, Los Poblanos, was recently written about in Bon Appetit Magazine. They have such a nice farm shop, sweet staff, and incredible food as you can tell from the photos below. They also sell a variety of lavender products from their lavender farm on the property.
Taking a hike through Tent Rocks on a super sunny 60 degree day was an added treat. The area is so peaceful and beautiful.
I’ve always loved Ansel Adam’s photography and been intrigued by Georgia O’Keeffe. In fact, I remember writing a paper in college comparing the written work of Virginia Woolf and the art of Georgia O’Keeffe. That’s what you get from a girl who majored in English and Women’s Studies 🙂
The museum in Santa Fe was really nice and featured a lot of Adam’s and O’Keeffe’s work of Hawaii.
While in Santa Fe, we had lunch at Body. I wish we had a place like this in RI. Yoga + Healthy Food Cafe + Store = Joy!
On our last night in Albuquerque, we ate at Annapurna near UNM, amazing Ayurvedic dishes here!
I hope that your passions take you on an adventure soon too!