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entrada de don diego de vargas, 9.7.07

de vargas takes back santa fe

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Our Lady of the Rosary, I believe, if I heard correctly.
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she was handled with appropriate respect at all times.
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The bearers take their job *very* seriously.
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kids love conquistadors.  he had a plastic sword to match.
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note the period-accurate footwear on the clergy ...
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de vargas may rule the district, but he knows who's boss.
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the palace of the governors gets decorated with the original conquistador family's crests.   these families have been in America longer than *yours*, guaranteed.
garret p vreeland