Albuquerque Things to see and do Travel Articles

Albuquerque, New Mexico – December 1999
You will know that the holiday season has begun in Albuquerque by the luminarias. The University of New Mexico campus was covered in them on December 3rd, and many houses and stores line their roofs, if not their walkways, with them. Luminarias (also called farolitos) are small brown paper bags filled with sand and a […]
The Albuquerque Travel Guide Index Page
The Albuquerque Travel Guide Below you will find links to all of the articles in the Albuquerque Travel Guide, from monthly updates to related pieces. If you would like to contribute to an online travel guide to Albuquerque or someplace else, click here. Monthly Updates December 99 Article – Albuquerque lights up with houses and […]
Albuquerque, New Mexico – November 1999
Albuquerque, New Mexico – November 1999 Hiking the Sandias Of course, it’s getting colder in Albuquerque. The mountains are the first to go in winter, and a friend of mine went hiking in mountains south of Albuquerque just now and complained that it was snowing. So, a word of warning before you take any of my advice on hiking: check out […]
Albuquerque, New Mexico – October 1999
Albuquerque, New Mexico – October 1999 Fiesta, fiesta, fiesta. That’s the word of the month in New Mexico, and whether it’s balloons, green chili or Pueblo dances, you have a number of special events to choose from. Balloons First off, and most well-known, is the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta, Oct. 2-10. Allegedly the most photographed event in the world (don’t ask […]
Albuquerque, New Mexico – September 1999
Albuquerque, New Mexico – September 1999 Looking for Americana? In September in Albuquerque, you’re in the right place. State Fair From Sep. 10-26, Albuquerque’s Fairgrounds play host to the New Mexico State Fair. State Fairs are a fall tradition across the United States, and particularly in less cosmo – or metropolitan areas, they’re often a highpoint of cultural and social life. […]
Albuquerque, New Mexico – June 1999
Summer in Albuquerque means one thing: Heat. OK, maybe there are a few other things going on too. But the major summer activity is finding ways to avoid the heat. Founded (more or less) by the Spanish in 1706, Albuquerque today offers a variety of strip malls and places with names like “Fox’s Booze’n’Cruise.” Wait […]