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Rowe & Pigeon’s Ranch, New Mexico on Old Route 66
Between San Jose and Rowe, following the old alignment of Route 66 is pretty simple. The frontage road sticks right next to Interstate 25. All the while, though, I found myself staring up at dramatic Glorieta Mesa, and wondering if there was something up there worth seeing. So, when I came upon NM Rte. 34, I took it. Route 34 winds its way past a few homes, then climbs up Rowe Hill to the top of Glorieta Mesa. The best part of this side trip turned out to be the view, just before I reached the top of the mesa. …