Category Archives: event

Photo Safari at The Wilds – Przewalski’s Horse

I first learned about this wild horse while studying the evolution of the equine species in a college biology class; I never thought I’d see let alone be this close to a real one.  The Prezewalski or Dzungarian horse is  … Continue reading

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Photo Safari at The Wilds – The Dhole Dog

The Dhole is a canid native to Central, South and Southeast Asia.  Other English names for the species include Asiatic wild dog, Indian wild dog, whistling dog, red dog, and mountain wolf. Wikipedia These beautiful dogs are on the endangered … Continue reading

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The Cheetah

The cheetah’s and the African painted dogs are two of the carnivores at The Wilds but there is one more that I will share with you tomorrow.

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Throwback Thursday – Balloon Fiesta 2016

It wasn’t until I attended this event that I saw some of the most amazing shaped balloons I have ever seen.  It’s amazing how they come up with these creations and even more amazing how well they can fly. I … Continue reading

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Photo Safari – The Ostrich

These ostriches were some characters.  Did you know what their eyes are bigger than their brains?  And of all the animals that came close to our bus, these big birds were the only ones who got right up to and … Continue reading

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Roll ’em out, fire ’em up and go!

On my first day at the Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta 2016 I signed up for a balloon ride in the media tent thanks to the urging of my two companions.  After the initial panic, I was grateful to those two guys … Continue reading

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Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta

Today starts the beginning of the annual Balloon Fiesta in Albuquerque, New Mexico.  If you’ve never been then you definitely should put it on your list of things to see.  Last year this time I was anxiously getting ready to … Continue reading

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