Adventure in Albuquerque

Adventure in Albuquerque, Albuquerque, New Mexico (B)

I don’t even know where to start. Our adventure in Albuquerque began well before we ever crossed the Colorado/New Mexico border. After Kristin and I piled our gear in my Outback Thursday afternoon in Denver’s southern suburbs, we joined the masses in traffic. Denver is the only city I know where rush hour seems to be finished by 5:30 instead of beginning. Torrential rains didn’t help matters either as we skidded along the pavement more than once. I suppose the best way to start and end a good, old-fashioned road trip is with a song of the day. When I drove around the USA for a year, I always posted a song of the day, and this trek reminded me a bit of those days. Sometimes I wish I still had my Eurovan.

So in honor of awesome roadtrips, my songs of the day for Thursday and Sunday plus a bonus track for all the rain we had to endure are: “Somebody That I Used To Know” by Gotye (this song played twice in twenty minutes as we flipped the channels), “Animals” by Maroon 5 (I think this song played twice an hour…luckily Maroon 5 is one of my favorite bands), and “You Make Me Wanna” by Usher (I wanted to see him when I was in NYC last month but missed him, so it was a nice oldie but goodie I listened to at the end of the day when I broke out my ipod). I finally switched to Verizon and had to get a new phone, so my music isn’t hooked up to my car yet, thus the old ipod and old playlist.,, ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Adventure in Albuquerque
Guide Location: USA » Albuquerque
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Elizabeth Bankhead
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Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • The Grove
  • main plaza
  • Candy Lady
  • Quesadilla Grill
  • Rattlesnake Museum
  • Apothecary Lounge
  • Balloon Fiesta
  • Library Bar
  • Marble Brewery
  • Sandia Peak Aerial Tram