In 1881, the town of New Albuquerque had only just begun to spring out of the dusty land two miles east of the old Spanish Villa de Alburquerque, from which it had taken a corrupted version of its name. Its sudden growth was prompted by the arrival of the railroad, and the town consisted of a few…Continue
There are so many places to see and things to do around here, it's really hard to pick just one to write about! This week, I decided to write about 10 (make that 11) things to do in the area. Technically, it's more than ten, as I fit more than one into each number. Next time someone tells you there is nothing to do in Albuquerque, direct them to this post! :)
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I send out email newsletters whenever I have a new painting or other news to share. Lately, I have been painting scenes from my West Bluff neighborhood. I have awesome views of the Rio Grande, the Sandias and the city. So far, I've completed around 15 paintings; some have sold and some are…Continue
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This photo, shows Native American vendors setting up for the day in Old Town, Albuquerque on a winter morning. I love the colors and impromptu pose of this shot. It was one of the chance photographic captures that you catch once in a lifetime!…Continue
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Happy Birthday, Albuquerque!
306 years old. That's quite the accomplishment. You don't look a day over 300. And still photogenic as ever. Check out these pictures from the Founder's Day event in Old Town.…
Chance, the owner of the shop is embodied character and a delight to meet.
The shop is located directly east of the old church in Old Town Albuquerque. Hidden within Gus's Trading Post, you'll find the Cosmic Trading Post back and to your left.
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