Travel Blogs from Albuquerque, United States

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The day of the leave, Albuquerque, United States travel blog

The day of the leave

A travel blog entry by put_name_here

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We started with 1312.2 USD this week. On monday we got 50 USD per person so our total was 1412.2. From Albuquerque we took a flight to London-Heathrow, GB which cost 954.21 USD. Once we arrived in London-Heathrow the next day we exchanged our ...

Two Parks, Albuquerque, United States travel blog

Two Parks

A travel blog entry by cphenly

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... Only the original creator knows for sure what this means." Second park of the day was a ballpark:  Isotopes Park where the Albuquerque Isotopes play.  The Isotopes are the AAA affiliate of the Los Angeles Dodgers.  We had a near miss here; ...

Balloon Fiesta!, Albuquerque, United States travel blog

Balloon Fiesta!

A travel blog entry by vwuertz

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We are up at 4:30 a.m. to get to the launch area for the dawn patrol glow. It starts late, but when they finally get inflated and up, it's amazing!  BALLOONS!  I can’t believe the site:  jewels in the sky!  Then after dawn ...

Sod All For Miles, Albuquerque, United States travel blog

Sod All For Miles

A travel blog entry by livinthedream13

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Day 25 - 15th October 2013 We had lots more miles to cover so travelled a fair way to Albuquerque, didn't really know anything about the place apart from the song by Prefab Sprout, something about hotdogs and jumping frogs. When we arrived at the ...

Day 7  Petroglyph Natl Monument, Travertine Falls, Albuquerque, United States travel blog

Day 7 Petroglyph Natl Monument, Travertine Falls

A travel blog entry by jspringe

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... we drove to a hiking spot I read about on the internet.  It's called the Travertine Falls and it was a little east of Albuquerque.  It was a little hard to find the entrance to the trail but I followed the directions I found online and they were ...

On the plane to Dallas...., Albuquerque, United States travel blog

On the plane to Dallas....

A travel blog entry by pjspatz

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Ok, more observations...... I am floored by people's sense of entitlement when it comes to "carry on"...,,and it's always the people who think every single item in those multiple bags are absolutely vital to their travel.....hence the lady with the roll ...

Somtimes being in the box is good, City of Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta Park, United States travel blog

Somtimes being in the box is good

A travel blog entry by dave-sue-rv

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In ballooning, the box is a phenomenon when wind currents flow in different directions at different altitudes. Since balloon pilots have no steering they depend on the direction of the wind, If the wind blows the same direction at all altitudes, the ...

A day to relax......, Albuquerque, United States travel blog

A day to relax......

A travel blog entry by jonesroadtrip

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A 280 mile leg from Oklahoma to Albuquerque crossing Texas into New Mexico. The city is the 32nd largest in the US and straddles the very famous Rio Grande river (all you John Wayne lovers out there will remember the film if you like a good old fashioned ...

Texas to New Mexico, Albuquerque, United States travel blog

Texas to New Mexico

A travel blog entry by rach66

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... Sadly at this point it began to rain. The temperature has dropped from 92 to 62 in the space of 200 miles!!! We then entered into Albuquerque to our hotel for the next 2 nights. My room is huge but you can hear the drone of the lift going up and down, ...

Albuquerque & Santa Fe,  New Mexico!, Albuquerque, United States travel blog

Albuquerque & Santa Fe, New Mexico!

A travel blog entry by alexander2012

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... dead. This is probably because they have very dry winters. They don’t get much rain in the summer either. One thing Albuquerque is famous for is hot air ballooning. A handful of us were up early for a 6am departure. We watched the air balloons ...

Dec 23, 2004, Albuquerque, United States travel blog

Dec 23, 2004

A travel blog entry by injejoo

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Day 3 Arrived in Albuquerque, Albuquerque, United States travel blog

Day 3 Arrived in Albuquerque

A travel blog entry by jspringe

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... in the car two days already was starting to wear on David Andrew. He was pretty fussy. The drive through Northern Texas and Eastern Albuquerque was pretty sparsely populated and there wasn't much to look at.  We got close to the city around 2 pm and ...

Meeting up in New Mexico, Albuquerque, United States travel blog

Meeting up in New Mexico

A travel blog entry by pykesonthego

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The drive from Arizona to Albuquerque produced a lot more pictures than I normally take on the road between destinations, as the skies turned black and threatened rain, then turned bright blue and sunny with beautiful white clouds, and then back to black ...

Days 68 & 69 - Hot Air Baloon Fiesta, Albuquerque, United States travel blog

Days 68 & 69 - Hot Air Baloon Fiesta

A travel blog entry by jdcasazza

... .  On the last day of the Fiesta we caught a bus and went to explore Old Town Albuquerque. We were expecting something quaint and charming and what we got was much like a cruise ship town: lots of kitsch, lots of ...

A Fiesta for the Eyes, City of Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta Park, United States travel blog

A Fiesta for the Eyes

A travel blog entry by dave-sue-rv

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What can I say about today, other than to show you a smattering of the amazing sights. You can click a photo to enlarge it and then click the arrows to step through the pictures. We'll post a slideshow when we get back. ...

waiting for seattle, Albuquerque, United States travel blog

waiting for seattle

A travel blog entry by twomonthstops

it's sunday, and only 64 hours until we leave!  reviewing all the gross, but oh so good, offal treats at Le Pigeon and Matt's at the Market. Can't wait for pork belly two ways!  Tony not as excited, but I'm sure he is just putting on a front. ...

De Mesa Verde à Albuquerque, Albuquerque, United States travel blog

De Mesa Verde à Albuquerque

A travel blog entry by claire-michel

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... détour par Durango, petite ville agréable du sud du Colorado, selon ce qu'on a pu voir. En soirée, on a visité le "Old Town Albuquerque".  Ça semblait très bien, mais tout fermait à 9:00, donc on n'a pas pu approfondir notre connaissance du ...

Albuquerque , Albuquerque, United States travel blog

Albuquerque

A travel blog entry by brendan86

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One of my favourite places so far, very different from LA, everyones very laid back and friendly, the hostel is really good with breakfast showers bthrooms etc and cheap, the town itself has some really interesting architecture parks etc shamr I have to ...

24 hours for extremes, Albuquerque, United States travel blog

24 hours for extremes

A travel blog entry by ciexi

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... Times square in NY taking photos about the crowd crossing the street then i went straight to the airport, get a flight to Albuquerque, there, i picked up a rental car and drove 8 hours to Monument Valley in Arizona, so, exactly 24 hours after time square ...

Caminito Orientation, Albuquerque, United States travel blog

Caminito Orientation

A travel blog entry by loboshay

Today was the last orientation before the group leaves for Buenos Aires.  I will not get to see the group again until we meet at the airport on in Buenos Aires on Wednesday! The orientation was pretty general... just a lot of information about ...

Pectroglyphs and campsite with huge TV!, Albuquerque, United States travel blog

Pectroglyphs and campsite with huge TV!

A travel blog entry by catndeano

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... the nearest rest area to have some breakfast. After breakfast, we got back on the road and a few hours later we reached Albuquerque and looked for a visitor information centre. We saw a sign for visitor info but had trouble finding the right exit off the ...

Albuquerque, VLA, mountains and balloons, Albuquerque, United States travel blog

Albuquerque, VLA, mountains and balloons

A travel blog entry by lauravanwaas

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... the VLA's claim to fame: this is where parts of the film "Contact" with Jodie Foster were filmed. Arriving in Albuquerque, we set out for Route 66. It is easy to find in the city, since it still runs right through ...

In the (south-western) wind, Albuquerque, United States travel blog

In the (south-western) wind

A travel blog entry by hansanddoyle

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I've heard a lot of stories about Albuquerque and New Mexico, and I finally got a chance to experience first hand what Bill Gates and his buddies left behind in the early 80s. Well, to be honest, I have been through the area once before on my way home ...

Turn Left at Albuquerque..., Albuquerque, United States travel blog

Turn Left at Albuquerque...

A travel blog entry by kate_5

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... had lunch in Durango, then left for Albuquerque, New Mexico... it was an uneventful drive, stopping a couple of times, we reached Albuquerque about 6pm... Dinner was had at the hotel before most people called it a night as many were getting up early in ...

Fueled @ 9 am @ Albuquerque NM - Smiths, Albuquerque, United States travel blog

Fueled @ 9 am @ Albuquerque NM - Smiths

A travel blog entry by jimonthewayhome

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Day 17 Amarillo to Albuquerque NEW MEXICO, Albuquerque, United States travel blog

Day 17 Amarillo to Albuquerque NEW MEXICO

A travel blog entry by our66trip

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Today we left Texas and cross into New Mexico Just before we crossed into New Mexico we hit the half way point across Route 66 at a place called Adrian at the Midpoint cafe half way was 1,119 miles. we went to Cadillac Ranch, where the owner buried 7 ...

Where dreams take flight...!, Albuquerque, United States travel blog

Where dreams take flight...!

A travel blog entry by twodrifters07

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... Balloon Museum. Everything you would ever want to know about ballooning was covered, including an explanation of the famed 'Albuquerque Box' that makes this region so ideal for ballooning...the wind currents close to the ground tend to run north to ...

On The Road Day 6, Albuquerque, United States travel blog

On The Road Day 6

A travel blog entry by bhalik1129

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My motel is within walking distance of Old Town so I added only 37 miles to the odometer today. I started my day by attending mass at San Felipe de Neri Mission.  Really nice.  And even though they had a nice choir, the congregation joined ...

Madrid; Tent Rocks National Monument, Albuquerque, United States travel blog

Madrid; Tent Rocks National Monument

A travel blog entry by ranlo

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Drove up to Santa Fe to see the north part of the Turquoise Trail and to have lunch at Harry's Roadhouse Café--delicious! The back patio is beautiful! The vivid, yellow/gold Cottonwood trees really stand out in this brown ...

Departing New Mexico, Albuquerque, United States travel blog

Departing New Mexico

A travel blog entry by nahury1

I was able to catch an earlier flight. And I had no explosives residue from earlier in the week. So, I'm flying home. ...

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