Tag Archives: New Mexico

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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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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