Friday, July 2, 2010

Day 26: Santa Fe (2nd Day)

2nd day in Santa Fe starts with soccer for Walter

and a flea market for Jeannie

At lunch time, we met at the Railyard

Close to the train station is a New Mexican restaurant, Tomasita's, that has been there for decades.

Very popular and crowded

Tasty enchiladas

and sopapillas with honey

With Jeannie is the owner, Ignacio (Iggy) who grew up in Brooklyn, but has operated Tomasita's since 1988.
Iggy offered to show Jeannie the kitchen.
Everything fresh

Frying the sopapillas

Large refridgerator


Red chiles

Another refridgerator to keep food fresh

Cooking the beans

Explaining the process

The group including Iggy's son, Fotios.
Iggy likes the Mets and the football Giants, but Fotios likes the Yankees and the DALLAS COWBOYS

After lunch and a siesta, we went site-seeing.

This famous church was established in 1610, and the current church was built in 1886.

A wedding party serenaded by Mariachis strolling down the street after the wedding.
A few blocks from the Cathedral of St. Francis of Assissi is San Miguel Church, which has the oldest church structure in the USA (1610)

The Capitol of New Mexico is Santa Fe.

The Rotunda

Governor Richardson was in his office but was in meetings and could not visit with us.
Senator for a Day in the New Mexico Senate

Speaker of the House for a Day in the House Chamber

Governor and first dude (for a day)

1 comment:

  1. The pictures of the Cathedral of St Francis are so beautiful! Thank you for sharing them. St Francis holds a special place in my heart. I hope that I can get to Santa Fe someday and see that cathedral for myself.