Balloons around Town, Albuquerque

If you are unable to attend the Balloon Fiesta, you may still see balloons all around town. We took all but one of the following photographs from the northwest side of town.

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An Albuquerque moment on Coors Blvd. during the morning commute.
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We love getting a silhouette shot as a balloon passes in front of the sunrise.
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A balloon passes over a baseball game at Mariposa Park.
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Looking out our backdoor
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Chase crew along a road in Taylor Ranch
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A mass accession seen from our back yard

Balloons above the bosque:

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Splash and dash along the Rio Grande
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Balloons over the Rio Grande as seen from underneath the west side of the Montano Bridge
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This is from Sandia Pueblo last year. This year the pueblo has restricted the balloons over its land. It is hard to plan a photo like this–you must wait for the balloons to rise and see in which direction they float.
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From Mariposa Park
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Balloon reflected in an acequia (drainage ditch) near the Montano Bridge
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Fly me to the moon . . .
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Evening Balloon Glow from our backyard using maximum zoom
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Motorized Parasail taken from I-25 north of Alameda

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