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Photoproject #9: Nighttime Photography

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On his blog “Mannis Fotobude” Manni has again called for participation in another, the ninth, photoproject of his. This time the subject is “Nighttime Phtography”. Here’s my first contribution, with pictures from the Balloon Fiesta in Albuquerque in 2018. Actually, … Continue reading

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Southwest 2019: Additions to Day 1 and 2

From Mary’s diary on day one: “9:52 off to NM, AZ, and Vegas Baby!! Sky is light blue, no cloud to be seen in western sky, temp is 82. […] 10:15 into Mason County, still stainless blue sky, nary a … Continue reading

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Albuquerque 2018: Mopping Up Our Visit [Last Day and Way Back]

After our day at the Petroglyph National Monument there remains not much to tell. For Monday, October 15, Mary had booked a balloon ride, but that was cancelled due to high winds. It’s a pity, but when Mary looked up … Continue reading

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Albuquerque 2018: The Petroglyph National Monument

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After a lazy morning, it was only after noon that we went on our way to the National Petroglyph Monument, a “Landscape of Sacred Symbols”, as the Monument’s website calls it. Actually, on the Albuquerque side of the Monument, there … Continue reading

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Albuquerque 2018: Balloons, Balloons, Balloons

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As I said before: after we had been beset the Old Town before noon, in the afternoon it was off to our actual goal, the Balloon Fiesta. We drove ourselves to the official parking-lot, and the a shuttle delivered us … Continue reading

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Albuquerque 2018: Sprawling City w/ a Beautiful Old Town

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On the next morning, after a good breakfast, we went to see the historic city centre of Albuquerque, around the old plaza, in the middle of which a Mariachi Band was playing, … Albuquerque 2018: Ausgedehnte Stadt mit schönem altem … Continue reading

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Albuquerque 2018: Arrival Plus A (Very) Quiet Day – Including a Visit to a Doctor’s

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After we had arrived very early, before 3PM, but already found our room prepared and ready to move in, we first of all had some rest. After some little time Mary walked around the neighbourhood some [about 2 miles], while … Continue reading

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Albuquerque 2018

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It was only when, after all my preliminary announcements,  I started reporting in earnest about our road trip to the Southwest 2019 that I realized I had not even yet said anything about our travelling to the Balloon Fiesta in … Continue reading

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Appetizer – in More Than One Way

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While I’m in the process of writing about our trips to the Southwest – which will take some time – let me, as I sometimes do, make your mouth water, this time in the figurative and in the literal sense … Continue reading

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Backlog

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I seem to be unable to catch up with all the goings-on I want to blog about. There’s way too much new stuff constantly coming up, plus important things other than blogging to do, and on top of it all … Continue reading