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Living in the Land of Enchantment: 10 Things to do in Albuquerque

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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Added by Paula Manning-Lewis on April 26, 2016 at 10:30am — No Comments

Our Mountain... The Sandias

Pink -- Albuquerque Skyline, Snowstorm 2006



Killing time in the airport yesterday, I stumbled upon this stunning video about the Sandias. Pour a cold one, kick back, and meditate on the majesty. Some days, in the fray and the flux, it's hard even to notice their existence.…



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Added by chantal on June 7, 2008 at 1:30pm — 2 Comments

A short trip home.

A long weekend in Albuquerque made for a good Memorial Day celebration, especially since I am back in Austin and it it in the high 90's and humid. Meh. One thing I never took much advantage of as a kid was the proximity of the Sandia Mountains and their foothills to my house. A five minute drive will put you at the base of the foothills, complete with many a trail and cacti to run into. (Ouch).…





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Added by Jana on May 30, 2008 at 11:00am — 4 Comments

Full moon over Albuquerque

Tonight's the big one. The full moon lumbers over the Sandias tonight around 7:45 just as twilight descends on the city, making for loads of photo serendipity.



Here's a map of some premium places to set up your tripod:…



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Added by chantal on March 21, 2008 at 4:30pm — 11 Comments

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