After an inspiring morning drive down from Albuquerque across wide open ranch country, where we seemed to spend the whole time gradually circling around
Capitan Peak (10083') in the distant Capitan Mountains of central New Mexico, we arrived in Roswell and
ate lunch at the Crashdown Diner, then hit the International UFO Museum and Research Center. Then we visited
the Roswell Museum & Art Center. We continued on to Carlsbad and "White's City", which is just a hotel really,
not a city -- the only sign of civilization within 15 miles of Carlsbad Caverns.
Chaves County Court House, built 1910-1911
International UFO Museum and Research Center, site since 1997
Below are a few critical exhibits from the museum: