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Blue Hole in Santa Rosa, NM | Blue Hole appears in the midst of the desert like a great blue gem. ( Agua Negra Chiquita) Once known as Blue Lake, it is one of seven sister lakes connected underground by a vast system of water.

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10 AMAZING New Mexico Road Trips That Are Worth the Gas

8.Santa Rosa / Puerto de Luna, NM -- Wild West Meets Route 66

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Santa Rosa Blue Hole

Santa Rosa Blue Hole, New Mexico - Located just off of the famous Route 66 in New Mexico's arid climes is the Santa Rosa Blue Hole, a natural swimming hole that has hides a system of underwater caves which were unexplored until 2013.


An aerial view of the Santa Rose Blue Hole in New Mexico, which was explored by cave divers from the Advanced Diver Magazine Exploration Foundation. (Photo credit Curt Bowen)


The Blue Hole, Santa Rosa, New Mexico The name is spot on. It’s just a giant, 80 ft deep blue hole, but it’s a swimming and scuba diving dream come true. And at a year round temperature of 64 degrees, you don’t have to wait till summer to wade in these tranquil, cerulean blue waters.


Tadpoles ‘flying overhead’ unlikely winner of underwater photo contest

“Freediving Serenity” Bronze in Divers Joel Penner, California Location: Tulum, Mexico Comment: Tulum is said to have more diving diversity than anywhere else in the world. 3rd-155021390877608_ORIGINAL


Santa Rosa Blue Hole - This is a beautiful place in a town where there's not much else. It's on the old Route 66, so if you're heading to Albuquerque via that route, make sure to stop off and see it. And if you don't mind cold water (62ºF year round), take a suit and have a dip.


Bornite - Peacock Ore - This crystal brings forth freshness and newness to life. It is a stone of happiness, providing a message that life is a joyful experience. It enourages you to seek new heights and fully enjoy the experience. An excellent healing stone, it protects against negative energy, regulates the flow of adrenalin, increases the circulation and helps the body fight infection.


Route 66 - Blue Swallow Motel, Tucumcari, New Mexico. Road trip! Art Print by Frank Romeo.