Thanks - there is so much to see there and unfortunately I was focused primarily on finding a way up Elephant Butte which I would find before leaving was out of my league. It's certainly a place I'll have to see again.
"After the first glass, you see things as you wish they were. After the second, you see things as they are not. Finally, you see things as they really are, which is the most horrible thing in the world."
--Oscar Wilde on Absinthe