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09-19-2019, 03:30 AM - 1 Like   #1
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Any local will tell you that October is the most beautiful time of year in New Mexico, made so in large part by the much anticipated sight of colorful balloons punctuating the skyline. During this season, the sky is bluer, the days are gentler, and the mornings crisper -- almost as though the landscape has taken a deep sigh -- and on the desertís warm breath sails the annual Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta.

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and other things going on there as well

36 Hours in Albuquerque
In this New Mexico city, fall is a colorful affair, with the yearly Balloon Fiesta, flamenco, Pueblo culture and forest hikes.
- 36 Hours in Albuquerque - The New York Times

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It is a wonderful event.

Bring a WIIIIIIDE lens. Preferably a fisheye.

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Also a flexible plan. The Fiesta is reasonably well organized, all kinds of shuttle routes and parking options, stuff planned every day, but the weather can change all that. We went last year, got cancelled a few times, worked around it and had a good time doing other things. Bring clothes for a wide variation in temperature. One night the weather was terrible but the next morning we drove up to Sandia Peak and I took this:

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Special shape ballon show with light

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This year will be more special ballon for night glow show

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