|Dawn over the Old Santa Fe Trail, New Mexico|
"Dawn spreads its paintbrush on the plains," were lyrics in the old Western, "Wagon Train. "Whoever wrote that, had to have taken the back roads out here.
Even the Interstates can be back roads...Sunday morning on I-25 heading for the Santa Fe Trail landmark, Wagon Mound--so named because it resembles a covered wagon led by oxen. Scarce traffic, wide open spaces, the solitude of traveling and thinking.
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|Wagon Mound, and I-25--even it is a "back road"|