On the road between Albuquerque and Santa Fe, NM — Along the Turquoise Trail, a 50-mile stretch of scenic highway linking Albuquerque and Santa Fe, there seems to be an inordinate number of Alien Cows.

I never saw any, but the preponderance of “Cow Warning” signs that include a little UFO symbol seemed to suggest they could be lurking around the next bend.

I mean, Roswell – site of a legendary UFO encounter in 1947 – is only a couple hundred miles away, and a flying saucer would no doubt be able to streak from place to place in the blink of an eye, right?

Or maybe I’ve misread the symbol — could it possibly be a sombrero, warning of a Cow Fiesta ahead?


New Mexico tourism: www.newmexico.org

Albuquerque tourism: www.itsatrip.org

Santa Fe tourism: http://santafe.org

About Glen Abbott
Glen Abbott is a Florida-based travel writer & photographer specializing in motorcycle touring and travel. He is regular contributor to Harley-Davidson's HOG Magazine, and his travel features appear regularly in motorcycle magazines and other publications.

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  1. Johnny Wise

    March 19, 2015

    I’ve got your Cow Fiesta Ahead!

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