SANTA FE, N.M. — Worried about a Trumpian apocalypse?
If you live in northern New Mexico, then you don’t have to go far to find one of “The 12 Best Hippie Cities For Stressed-Out Progressives In 2016,” as determined by ReverbPress.
“There’s a perception that cities are blue bastions even in red states, and it’s very true,” the article begins. “But some urban havens are true blue hippie cities, where their progressive values, laid back living, and liberal laws make them top travel destinations for the besieged, fun-loving, and refuge-seeking liberal.”
Based on some research by travel.alot.com, ReverbPress produced a top dozen list.
“Meditation, yoga, environmental awareness, marijuana, a bicycle culture – Reverb Press has delved into what makes 12 of these places special retreats and top travel destinations where stressed-out progressives can recover.”
Nope, Santa Fe didn’t make the list. But Madrid (N.M., not the other one that’s mispronounced in Spain) came in fourth, behind only Mount Shasta, Calif.; Northhampton, Mass.; and Lawrence, Kan., and ahead of the likes of Madison, Wisc., Marfa, Texas, and Yellow Springs, Ohio. Santa Fe does get a mention, though.