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The Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta. Or, The Golden Age of Ballooning.

I’ve been itching to go to the Balloon Fiesta since Tom told me about it over 3 years ago. I know nothing about ballooning nor have I previously been to a hot air balloon event before, but the idea of seeing dozens of balloons launching from up close really intrigued me. 320 more words

New Mexico

Bananas for Balloons

You’re seeing my second post from the 2017 Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta (AIBF). Before the sun rises, and after the Dawn Patrol, balloons-for-hire will lift off. 225 more words


Belated Balloon Fiesta!

Hi there! How have you been? Perhaps, like me, you have experienced a time when your real life interfered with your blog. After an unbroken and steady stream of posts going back five years, it finally happened.  421 more words


Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta

Part of life in Albuquerque is the annual balloon fiesta. For up to 9 days (weather allowing), 550 balloons launch at dawn and fill the skies; their adoring viewers fill the town. 162 more words


Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta RV Parking

As other bloggers have written, parking your RV at the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta “standard” lot is the way to go when you attend. It is “dry camping” but the shuttle bus alone is worth the location.  463 more words

Tips for attending the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta

This past weekend we flew to Albuquerque, New Mexico to attend the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta. Not only is the fiesta the largest balloon event in the world, it’s also the most photographed event in the world–and once you go, you’ll understand why! 592 more words

North America

Balloon Fiesta!

I hate waking up when your bed is cozy and the pets are cuddled up with their warm bodies next to you. I very rarely (if ever) wake up early if I don’t have to. 101 more words

Jumbling Jargon