Itinerary Summary

November 7-8, 2021: Crestone, Colorado

Arrival and Check-In

3:00 pm, November 7
Rumi House
This cozy hand built home is designed with sacred geometry architecture.

Valley View Hot Springs – Orient Land Trust

Soaking Day Pass 1:00 pm – 8:00 pm: November 8
Natural rock ponds with warm waters bubbling directly through the gravel below. This remote location is clothing optional and visitors are immersed in nature along with the birds and wildlife.  Bring food!

Tashi Gomang Stupa

The Tashi Gomang Stupa commemorates the Buddha’s first teachings in Benares (Varanasi), and the setting makes it a spectacular pilgrimage.

Crestone Ziggurat

The Crestone Ziggurat is a spiral staircase leading to a sweeping view of the San Luis Valley.

Great Sand Dunes National Park

A beautiful confluence of geologic wonders that formed the tallest dunes in North America.

North Crestone Creek

A lovely creekside walk close to town.

November 9, 2021: Drive to Taos, New Mexico


11:00 am, November 9
Rumi House

Drive on the High Plains

On the drive to Taos near the CO-NM border slow down and look out for horses, antelope and bison running free on the high plains. In the early morning and late afternoon watch for the dust they kick up.

Chocolate and Cashmere

Two of the most delicious staples in the world in one room.


Chokolá is a small-batch, organically crafted bean-to-bar chocolate maker located in Taos

Orlando’s New Mexican Café

Great Mexican fare, this family-owned and operated restaurant is staffed by three generations.


Magical toy store, as well as a play and learning space for children.

November 9-11, 2021: Santa Fe, New Mexico


4:00 pm, November 9
10,000 Waves Spa, Lodging and Izanami Restaurant
This is the closest to a Japanese onsen you will find in North America.

Private Soak: 10,000 Waves Spa

Private Tub Reserved 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm, November 10
A Japanese garden containing two hand-thrown ceramic tubs and a cooling berth. In separate rooms are a sauna and seated showers.


A specialty chocolate company with a passion for authentic and historic drinking chocolates and elixirs.  Their daily recipes range from spicy to floral.

Tia Coco

Dairy- and refined sugar-free chocolatier.  Great place to pick up a few healthy bars.

Canyon Road

More than 100 galleries, boutiques and restaurants in one half-mile.  A fun area to explore in the evening.

Places to Eat



Pure New Mexican (Lunch/Dinner):