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... up there so it was nice and warm in the queue. Eventually we made our way back down and I was SO happy to be back on the ground.
We said our goodbyes, (after a pic or two) and wished them a fab day at the balloon fiesta.
We drove back to the hotel, watched telly, had a chill in our jacuzzi then went to bed. What a full day. Albuquerque is our favourite city yet. We were really lucky to be able to spend some real time in such a gorgeous place.
... in the Janis Joplin song.
Yesterday we hung around the motorhome and decided to stay away from the crowds at the Balloon Fiesta Park and Rio Rancho High School celebrating July 4th. Besides it's REALLY HUMID, which makes it feel even hotter than it is! I know, complain, complain….at least the evenings cool off! After enjoying dinner at the largest Denny's Restaurant we’ve ever seen, we thought ...
... on them), coconut bars in the colors of the mexican flag............we LOVE this place! And we bought enough stuff to keep us supplied for a while. Our souvenirs, oddly enough, are mostly edible. After this, we head back to the motorhome to put stuff away before our wanderings. To be honest, the grocery trips were not only a big part of our time...but a big part of our fun today.
At this point, it's lunch time. We head back into town and ...
... Kraut in front of me and I was gobsmacked at how this was happening to me again Why the hell would I order cabbage buttys?. She took it away and eventually after I watched everyone eat again my food turned up. I still tipped her because I thought about Kharma, surely this cant happen again.
Day 26 - 16th October 2013
Before we had to drive long distance again we went to the New Mexico museum of space and science.
Got our ticket for the big screen ...
... go upstairs until much later. I don't think going through in the wrong order mattered.
If you go through in the recommended sequence, it starts with an exhibit on the origins of life on Earth. The exhibit told the latest scientific theories and didn't make any concessions due to religion. Next are three exhibits of fossils from the Triassic, Jurassic and Cretaceous periods. Most of ...