Polaroid of the week: Alien Zone in Roswell, New Mexico

Posted on 26. Sep, 2013 by in New Mexico, Polaroid of the Week

polaroid of the week new mexico alienWe have seen so many beautiful natural sights on our New Mexico road trip, like the White Sand dunes, the Gila Wilderness and Cliff Dwellings and Carlsbad Caverns. These are all way out in the wide open spaces of southern New Mexico, so it was exciting to pass through the ‘city’ of Roswell on our way to Las Vegas (the one in New Mexico, not Nevada). We spent our time here finding out more about the alleged UFO crash which put this small New Mexican town in the global spotlight in 1947.

Roswell is alien-crazy, a Mecca for the hundreds of thousands of believers who come from all over the world each year. Although the mystery surrounding the incident is well-documented at the International UFO Museum and Research Center, anything unnerving about it is eased by the cartoonish green men used by local businesses to attract customers – everywhere from fast food chains to pawn shops.

We have our own theories about what happened in Roswell and will be sharing those in an article in a bit. For now, let’s just say we had a lot of fun hanging out with aliens in the Alien Zone shop and ‘alien testing facility’ on Main Street, where we played table foosball, had a beer and hung out with some new friends.

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7 Responses to “Polaroid of the week: Alien Zone in Roswell, New Mexico”

  1. TammyOnTheMove

    26. Sep, 2013

    I can’t wait to hear what your theory is. 🙂
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  2. Arianwen

    26. Sep, 2013

    Ok, now that is just plain freaky!
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  3. Jeff

    30. Sep, 2013

    Can’t wait to read that theory.
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  4. gordon

    01. Oct, 2013

    The alien and the computer monitor are almost the same color.

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  5. Ryan

    03. Oct, 2013

    Haha, that is totally gnarly 🙂 I’ve always wanted to check out Roswell, but then I saw on Neverending Footsteps how much of a cheap tourist attraction it was. But I guess it still has it’s charm like above!
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