25 More Reasons To Love Santa Fe - New Mexico Magazine. Zozobra - a bizarre ritual held each year. People dump their problems and worries on Zozobra and then he is burned in a giant bonfire. Thousands of people come to the festival.
Photograph by Krista Rossow Turquoise-painted window frames in adobe walls are typical in Santa Fe, where city ordinances have preserved the Spanish Pueblo Revival look. A window on Canyon Road, one of the city's oldest streets.
Spain originally had hoped Santa Fe, New Mexico would hold a significant amount of silver and gold; unfortunately, the land was essentially valueless. In 1610 spanish settlers established Santa Fe and it became the capital of New Mexico.