Travel Blogs from Albuquerque, United States

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Into New Mexico..., Albuquerque, United States travel blog

Into New Mexico...

A travel blog entry by irishrover7

The next morning, after much needed rest, we left before checkout and around 1 pm, we arrived in Albuquerque, NM along the I-40 West and continued to chase the falling sun into the ...

Dawn Patrol & Glowdeo, Albuquerque  , United States travel blog

Dawn Patrol & Glowdeo

A travel blog entry by safarigirl

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Up again at 4 am and off to the Balloon Park.  Temperature this am 31 degrees and once again, Krispy Kremes at the Balloon Park. We watched the Dawn Patrol launch five balloons to determine whether anyone else could launch this am. Lucky for us, it ...

International Balloon Fiesta & Sandia Peak, Albuquerque, United States travel blog

International Balloon Fiesta & Sandia Peak

A travel blog entry by safarigirl

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4:00 a.m., breakfast boxes and a bus ride to Balloon Fiesta Park for us. Temperature was 37 degrees when we left so hats, gloves and insulated long underwear were in order. After a Krispy Kreme donut in the hospitality tent, it was off to watch the ...

Albuqurque, New Mexicao, Land of the Enchanted, Albuquerque, United States travel blog

Albuqurque, New Mexicao, Land of the Enchanted

A travel blog entry by billy_d

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... if he was experiencing cross winds.  He said, “Yeah, I hate it.  It comes from nowhere.” I arrived in Albuquerque, New Mexico, with my butt hurting, deaf from the wind, but happy for a shower and visit from a motorcycle club ...

Getting to Know the Pueblo Indians, Albuquerque, United States travel blog

Getting to Know the Pueblo Indians

A travel blog entry by safarigirl

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We attended three lectures over the course of the day that dealt with the origin and demise of the Pueblo Indians. The Pueblo people settled along the Rio Grande River, primarily in New Mexico. These Native Americans were exploited for their land and the ...

The bureaucracy involved in removing your ..., Albequerque, United States travel blog

The bureaucracy involved in removing your ...

A travel blog entry by bradleyt

... where in a fit of stupidity I bought some Pork Rinds to snack on. This piece of Americana I could have done without. Fried pork skin is just not my game. I ended up spending the night in Albuquerque. Drive time stats... Daily KM: 957 Hours: 10 ...

A Visit to the Acoma Pueblo, Albuquerque, United States travel blog

A Visit to the Acoma Pueblo

A travel blog entry by safarigirl

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Boarded our bus for an hour and a half ride to Acoma. On the way we found that the city of Albq is surrounded on two sides by Indian reservations and one side is a National Forest, so the city can only expand on one side. Water is a scarce commodity and ...

Albuquerque, Albuquerque, United States travel blog

Albuquerque

A travel blog entry by jd_amazing_race

I'm spending the night in Albuquerque. I'm getting used to spelling ...

Leaving Las Vegas, Albuquerque, United States travel blog

Leaving Las Vegas

A travel blog entry by chris.curtis

Set off by Greyhound bus bound for San Angelo, Texas. A journey which will take about 18 hours. ...

Double Take: Sandia Peak and Petrified Forest, Albuquerque, United States travel blog

Double Take: Sandia Peak and Petrified Forest

A travel blog entry by gapelechsgowest

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Today, we managed to cover two states in one day - moving from Sandia Peak in Albuquerque, New Mexico to the Petrified Forest just outside of Sedona, Arizona. This morning was an early start, after waking up to a 6:45 alarm and hurrying over to the ...

Le voyage de retour, Albuquerque, United States travel blog

Le voyage de retour

A travel blog entry by stephisa

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... un endroit à visiter l’été mais sûrement que c’est beaucoup mieux en hiver. Ce soir, je vous écris d’Albuquerque (Nouveau Mexique) et nous sommes dans un très beau camping. C’est le plus beau KOA que nous ayons visité; ...

Hot Dog, Jumpin Frog...... Albuquerque - Day 1, Albuquerque, United States travel blog

Hot Dog, Jumpin Frog...... Albuquerque - Day 1

A travel blog entry by tangerine9

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... in from 1981 to 1991, it really was a quite uniquely fascinating place. Having visited Tinkertown we then headed into Downtown Albuquerque where we enjoyed a stroll up and down the main street looking at all the neon signs and artistic buildings. We also ...

We are About Lobo'd Out!, Albuquerque, United States travel blog

We are About Lobo'd Out!

A travel blog entry by edellis903

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... Santa Fe looked bad early this week, originally 2-4 inches of snow, so I booked a non-cancellable room in both Santa Fe and Albuquerque based on that.  Naturally, it turned out to be beautiful both places, but......  We got up early in Santa Fe, ...

More hot air than some governments, Albuquerque, United States travel blog

More hot air than some governments

A travel blog entry by hdh

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... about it, having played bit parts in so many seen but unremembered movies. We were embarrassingly late arriving in Albuquerque to meet Mike and Cheryl Garcia, another globalfreeloaders couple who generously opened their home to us, feed us and ...

Last Day in New Mexico, probably the Best!, Albuquerque, United States travel blog

Last Day in New Mexico, probably the Best!

A travel blog entry by edellis903

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... have spent a lot more time there.  Highly recommend this for all of our "mature" kid friends.  Last night in Albuquerque was spent at Seasons, a highly rated restaurant north end of Old Town.  We decided to sit upstairs in the "Cantina" ...

Last day ABQ, Albuquerque, United States travel blog

Last day ABQ

A travel blog entry by lucysureoffoot

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So walked about 2 miles to Nob Hill area which is a cool district nearby the university and has thrift shops, good eateries n bars, Thai vegan etc but also awesome comics shop, Astrozombies with super nice staff who gave me one free new edition Spidey ...

ABQ here I come, Albuquerque, United States travel blog

ABQ here I come

A travel blog entry by lucysureoffoot

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... and warehousing but everything still low-rise and painted in the traditional colours of sand, brown, beige and dusty red. Arriving in Albuquerque the bus I needed was just waiting outside so I got in line for it . A huge pueblo Indian guy leant forward ...

Almost on Empty, Albuquerque, United States travel blog

Almost on Empty

A travel blog entry by patry

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... give it a try!  This museum got a "thumbs up" from everyone and the kids made a great choice!   Albuquerque has a double decker train called the Railrunner that runs from downtown into the suburbs where we were staying.  We ...

Hot red pony at 10,000..., Albuquerque, United States travel blog

Hot red pony at 10,000...

A travel blog entry by ritaluther

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... weather:  29 degrees F during the night (-1.3 degrees Celsius).  I admit it:  I stayed in a cabin there.  Albuquerque has day time temperatures in the 90s, and I look forward to further exploring New Mexico.  Instead of heading ...

Life on Simms Ave, ABQ, Albuquerque, United States travel blog

Life on Simms Ave, ABQ

A travel blog entry by ritaluther

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I came to Albuquerque on Sunday, September 29, and have stayed in Diane's, my old Zion classmate, house since.  She has a nice guest room, which is pretty much the only room in her house not undergoing renovation.  While I've been here, Jim ...

A gentleman of the press comes to visit, Albuquerque, United States travel blog

A gentleman of the press comes to visit

A travel blog entry by ritaluther

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... but was clearly a beacon for everyone who worked with him.  (Tickets cost $1 - a bargain!) Afterwards I went to the Albuquerque Museum to see a recently opened exhibition of Afro-American art comprised of more than 100 pieces created by black ...

Nuclear power & sky, Albuquerque, United States travel blog

Nuclear power & sky

A travel blog entry by lucysureoffoot

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Daytime at nuclear museum where i see little boy and fat man - a docent veteran explains that Roosevelt dropped the bombs to save American lives- that aspect of the war was a necessity . i'm not buying this however and seeing the H-bomb replicas made me ...

Albuquerque, Albuquerque, United States travel blog

Albuquerque

A travel blog entry by mxphoto

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Hot dog, Jumpin frog, Albuquerque, United States travel blog

Hot dog, Jumpin frog

A travel blog entry by lucysureoffoot

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Headed straight into the centre on the 11 bus then transferred to the 66 ( which runs the length of the infamous Route 66 - the Mother Road ( Steinbeck) now re-named Central Ave. However I took it eastbound to Old Town the original core of ABQ founded in ...

Balloon Fiesta in Albuquerque, Albuquerque, United States travel blog

Balloon Fiesta in Albuquerque

A travel blog entry by ritaluther

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... nbsp; In addition to an 11-year old daughter, Elizabeth, Trine and Chad have 2-year old Annelise together. Did you know that Albuquerque has a 'Museum of Holocaust and Intolerance'?  I didn't, so I decided to go there and see it on Friday.  Half ...

Rattlers, books & Cerillos, Albuquerque, United States travel blog

Rattlers, books & Cerillos

A travel blog entry by jenandviv

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We had a marvellous, marvellous time this morning in old Albuquerque wandering around the plaza and shops, looking at art & jewellery and talking to people. Our mission, a concho belt for Viv.   We payed for our parking by poking 3 one dollar ...

Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta, Albuquerque, United States travel blog

Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta

A travel blog entry by socks

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... balloons is the largest ballooning event on earth, the most photographed event on earth, and the largest annual event in the United States. Balloon Fiesta Park comprises of 365 acres of which 78 acres or 54 football fields is the launch field. Hundreds ...

Arrived American RV Park, Albuquerque, United States travel blog

Arrived American RV Park

A travel blog entry by socks

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Left Mancos, CO early morning due to a 5 hour drive. ...

Albuquerque, New Mexico, On the Way to Albuquerque, United States travel blog

Albuquerque, New Mexico

A travel blog entry by brendanmaggie

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Well, I'm a standing on a corner  In Winslow, Arizona  And such a fine sight to see  It's a girl, my lord  In a flatbed Ford  Slowin' down to take a look at me ..... ...

Day 2: Amarillo to Albuquerque, Albuquerque, United States travel blog

Day 2: Amarillo to Albuquerque

A travel blog entry by kieron_mendez

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... into New Mexico, encountering a crazy rainstorm on the way (the first time we had seen rain for about 7 weeks). There, we stayed in Albuquerque for the night, sleeping on a futon at Tara's brother & sister-in-law's house. It was nice catching up with ...

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