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Atomic Energy in Abuquerque, MX

2020-02-02T19:52:43-08:00December 18th, 2019|New Mexico|

Atomic energy and its resulting weaponization has always been extremely controversial.  The National Museum of Nuclear Science and History is a great museum to explore both the dark and the lighter sides of the issue. [...]

Carlsbad Caverns’ Bat Cave

2017-09-14T09:49:29-07:00November 15th, 2009|New Mexico|

Carlsbad Caverns National Park in New Mexico is an underground wonderland of beautiful cave "decorations". It has been a national park since 1930 but was designated as a World Heritage site in 1995. The park [...]

Albuquerque Eclipse Traning

2017-09-14T09:49:43-07:00October 22nd, 2008|New Mexico|

Here's Mike about to step into the simulator for the Eclipse 500. It has a real cockpit with all the bells and whistles, and a wrap around screen that can display just about any major [...]

Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta

2017-09-14T09:49:44-07:00October 22nd, 2008|New Mexico|

We've been wanting to go to this for years! It's a whole week of balloon events with literally hundreds of balloons in the air at one time. The balloon pilots have accuracy competitions where they [...]

Santa Fe, New Mexico

2017-09-14T09:49:56-07:00December 1st, 2006|New Mexico|

We took the Sandia tram up for a cool weather hike - it was only 38 degrees at the top of the mountain vs. about 55 down at the bottom of the tram. Great vista, [...]