Albuquerque Townhouse

When looking for a place in New Mexico, we wanted something that was more centrally located. After a lot of research, we settled on Albuquerque. That is when our hunt for a home base began. It did not take us very long before we circled in on a great Albuquerque … Continue reading

Rest And Relaxation

What did this adventurous Nomad want to do for Father’s Day this year (2017)? Go hiking? Climb a mountain? White water rafting? Sand dune sledding? All good guesses. However, this year, I wanted some good old-fashioned Rest and Relaxation. So, I started my day by sleeping in and waking up … Continue reading

International Balloon Museum

Do you know what Albuquerque, New Mexico is most known for? Some would say “where Bugs Bunny should have turned left” and others may even say the TV show Breaking Bad. But, before either of those were popular for Albuquerque, one of the things it was famous for was and … Continue reading

Tunnel Canyon Trail

Just east of Albuquerque are the Sandia Mountains, named for their pinkish glow at sunset. Sandia is Spanish for watermelon. There are quite a few hiking trails all through the Sandias. We recently explored one that took us up over 500 feet and through a few different environments called the … Continue reading

Petroglyphs National Monument Volcanoes Trail

So, what did you do last Sunday? Us? We hiked around dormant volcanoes, that’s all. Sometimes I really have to stop and take account of just how unique and event filled our lives are. Yes. Last Sunday we went to the Petroglyphs National Monument Volcanoes Trail just outside of Albuquerque, … Continue reading

Mother’s Day In New Mexico

Mother’s Day was a week ago. And this year we spent Mother’s Day in New Mexico. However, unlike previous Mother’s Days, we did not spend it hiking on some monumental trail. This year was a little different. We began the Mother’s Day celebration as we commonly do, with Mama Nomad … Continue reading

Old Town Albuquerque

Plazas, the focal point of community life, were a common feature of Spanish colonial towns. In 1706, when Albuquerque was founded by Governor Francisco Cuervo y Valdez, it was no exception. Today, over 300 years later, the original plaza and the area around it still draws community life and visitors to it. … Continue reading