Tag Archives: Albuquerque

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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End of year bits and pieces – Skating Away

Taken in downtown Albuquerque, New Mexico.  How they could go down the street on skateboards while carrying snacks and drinking some water is beyond me.  I can’t even stand on one of the things 😉  

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Last night in New Mexico

On our last night in New Mexico the sky put on quite the sundown show as I took this photo from our hotel balcony.  I will be leaving the New Mexico series and returning to where I left off in … Continue reading

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Old Town Emporium

When I was a little girl and my family would head west in our Ford Fairlane, places like this were called trading posts; I had never even heard of the word emporium.  So fancy schmancy sounding.  But this store in … Continue reading

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Old Town Albuquerque – Shopping

I never did find the doo dads.  Come to think of it, what are doo dads? 🙂    

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Old Town Albuquerque – Rattlesnake Museum

No, I did not go in.  No, I wasn’t about to go in! You can read about the museum here.  Somehow this image seems to fit with all of the voting and politics today 😉

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Old Town Albuquerque – Vendors

The day we visited the area I believe there was an art festival of some kind going on as well as plenty of vendors with their wares spread out on blankets for we tourists to buy.  I didn’t purchase anything … Continue reading

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Old Town Albuquerque – San Felipe de Neri Church

San Felipe de Neri Church is a historic Catholic church located on the north side of Old Town Plaza in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Built in 1793, it is one of the oldest surviving buildings in the city. Originally, Don Francisco … Continue reading

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Special Shapes Night Glowdeo

Glowdeo, cute term huh?  The special shape balloons take on a different persona when they are tethered and their pilots set the burners to going to make them glow in the night.  The night glows are very popular but it … Continue reading

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