Tag Archives: Albuquerque

So many balloons…So many special shapes

Let me introduce you to Scorch, Cosmos 1, Fire hydrant, Basketball, Betty Jean Butterfly and some of the rest of the gang.  While I don’t recall Scorch having any counterparts, Cosmos 1 was in a row between the earth and … Continue reading

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Special Shapes for the Birds

While all of the balloons are beautiful to see, I am personally fond of the special shapes ones.  Before attending this event I think I had seen maybe one or two special shape balloons ever, so when I saw the … Continue reading

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The Next Balloons Up

Slowly, after the light gets better and the dawn patrol has gone, the other balloons get rolled out by their crews and await their turn to inflate and launch.  The first balloons up after the dawn patrol are the ones … Continue reading

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Before Dawn at the Balloon Fiesta

A lot of things are going on before the first balloon even inflates and definitely before dawn at the balloon fiesta.  The pilots have a meeting to find out what the weather and wind conditions will be like and if … Continue reading

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It’s October 31st

Happy Halloween courtesy of some balloons from the Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta – BOO!  

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At the corner of 6th and Central

Downtown Albuquerque was filled with so many interesting places and people.  I missed taking a photo of the bar where a scene/s from Breaking Bad was filmed but as you’ve seen I did capture some of the other sights.  This … Continue reading

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You Can Leave Your Hat On

I was told by a reliable source that this was a great place for hats in downtown Albuquerque, it definitely looked like it.  Extra points to anyone who can name the singer who made this song most famous and what … Continue reading

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Art Mimicking Reality

I didn’t notice it at first because I was just looking at the entire wall but once the image was uploaded and viewed closer I saw it!  Can you see it?  These are some very good artists.  Your hint is … Continue reading

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Motel

This one wall behind a music venue (I think) in Albuquerque was one big interesting mural from one end of the building to the other; this even has the ubiquitous string of peppers which we saw for sale almost everywhere … Continue reading

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The Right to Vote

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