Here are some tips to make your experience in navigating this web a little easier and hopefully more enjoyable. First and foremost, if you get lost, be sure to check the Table of Contents. Second, in an effort to make this a more dynamic site, we are employing the use of ActiveX and Java, applications which currently we think are easiest and more convenient to experience with the latest version of Microsoft Internet Explorer.
Recent Westward Connections Web Visitor Survey responses revealed that although the majority of modem owners in New Mexico have upgraded to 56K, they are still browsing the Web at an average 28.8 baud rate, primarily due to the condition of the phone lines available. Accordingly, we strive to produce a web convenient for them to browse yet stimulating for those accessing the Internet with more bandwidth and powerful computers.
For the most enjoyable experience of this web, we recommend using a 32-bit computer system with an SVGA color monitor displaying no less than 256 colors and browsing our pages with the latest version of Microsoft Internet Explorer, allowing the color preferences we have selected to override your defaults. We also suggest selecting arial type for your browser font set.
The latest in simple web database HTML publishing technology is being used to develop and manage this publication. As such, many of the page URL addresses are dynamic. To be sure you can always find your way back to your favorite area, please enter the America's Land of Enchantment, New Mexico USA Web from its home page address and use that address as your browser bookmark unless noted otherwise on the page you wish to bookmark.
Because of our state's strong Hispanic and Native American heritage, you may find many names hard to spell and possibly harder to pronounce. Following is some special characters we use to assist you with pronunciation and writing about New Mexico places, events and people: