Sep 022015
 
Rinconada Canyon, Petroglyph National Monument in Albuquerque.

Share It!Watch our video for a walking tour through the petroglyphs   Petroglyph National Monument protects one of the largest petroglyph sites in North America, featuring designs and symbols carved onto volcanic rocks by Native Americans and Spanish settlers 400 to 700 years ago. These images are a valuable record of cultural expression and hold profound spiritual significance for contemporary Native Americans and for the descendants of the early Spanish settlers. Located just off of I-40 on the western side of Albuquerque, Rinconada Canyon offers up to 400 petroglyphs in [Read More]

Aug 302015
 
2015 Fall and 2016 Winter Yoga Events in New Mexico

Share It! Each season lends a reason for retreating with yoga and fall and winter can be two of the best times. In the fall it is a beautiful time to get out and enjoy the nature of New Mexico while deepening your practice. In the winter, it is time to renew, shed the burdens of the past year, do some detox and refresh for the new year to come while getting rid of the holiday excesses. Below are the yoga events coming up this fall and winter, though some [Read More]

Aug 282015
 
2nd Annual  Globalquerque! International Cinema Series begins Sept. 3!

Share It! Kick off ¡Globalquerque! month at the movies – and enjoy films all during September! 2nd Annual International Cinema Series presented by ¡Globalquerque! and NHCC Announces 2015 Selections Comedy, Drama, Documentaries From Around the Planet Come to New Mexico Throughout September beginning 9/3. Special workshop, panel and dinner to be paired with 3 films ¡Globalquerque! and the National Hispanic Cultural Center announced the 2015 selections for the 2nd Annual International Cinema Series, taking place throughout September at the NHCC in Albuquerque as part on month-long ¡Globalquerque! events, culminating in [Read More]

Aug 282015
 
Review of New Mexico RV Parks and Campgrounds Stayed in by Discover New Mexico

Share It!  Albuquerque Central KOA, Albuquerque – Excellent (see the article)   Enchanted Trails RV Park & Trading Post, Albuquerque – Clean, affordable, staff was not overly friendly, wi-fi was poor. Park has a clean pool, a gift shop and laundry. Located next to Camper World. It is not in Albuquerque but on the outskirts with open countryside surrounding it. Los Suenos de Santa Fe RV Park, Santa Fe – Very good (see the article) Riana Campground, Abiquiu Lake – The Riana campground check-in was easy and the camp hosts [Read More]

Aug 262015
 
It's Chile Time!

Share It! We’ve got chiles! All over the state, chiles are roasting and may be bought in individual packs or in bulk. Many people buy in bulk to freeze their chiles for the rest of the year so as to always have fresh, green, New Mexico chiles in every meal. The chiles can be found roasting in parking lots and roadside stands in almost any area of New Mexico. Several chile festivals including the Second Annual South Valley Chile Fiesta in Albuquerque pay homage to the state’s love of these peppers. [Read More]

Sep 052013
 
Kayaking the Rio Grande

Share It!The Rio Grande Bosque in Albuquerque, New Mexico The Rio Grande Bosque in Albuquerque, New Mexico from Brent Hall on Vimeo. A trip down the Albuquerque Bosque portion of the Rio Grande, from Bernalillo to north Albuquerque, during the fall. Trips like these, and many others, are orchestrated by Kelly Gossett, owner of New Mexico Kayak Instruction Inc. Here's the link: www.newmexicokayakinstruction.com New Mexico Kayak Instruction offers whitewater and sea kayak instruction, sales, rentals and adventure travel. Beginner and Intermediate classes are taught year-around in Albuquerque, Santa Fe & Los Alamos, NM. The [Read More]

Aug 152013
 
A New Renaissance for the Old West

Share It!A New Renaissance for the Old West  “The Silver Screen Finds a New Silicon Valley” by J.R. Beardsley & Paula Devlin Photo from the short film,  "Earthship," filmed in Taos at the Pheonix in the Earthship community. New Mexico is fast becoming the high-profile state for film with 7 already in the can for 2013 and 31 productions completed in 2012.  Understandably, many states are competing for production revenues but, with the recent 30% tax rebate incentive, state-of-the-art studios, film locations that could be anywhere in the world and over [Read More]

Jun 062013
 
Albuquerque Central KOA Kampground – Review

Share It!Albuquerque Central KOA Kampground – Review Guidebook America/Discover New Mexico recently visited the Albuquerque Central KOA Kampground, located just off I-40 and Juan Tabo, and it was a very pleasurable experience. The park is clean and large with plenty of room for any size of rig, tent spaces are available, or even camping cabins. A family-oriented campground but sure to be enjoyed by all. Though the campground is tucked away just below the south side of I-40, the noise was minimal and did not distract from the serenity of the campground. [Read More]

Jun 222012
 
Seventh Annual New Mexico Jazz Festival

Share It!Seventh Annual New Mexico Jazz Festival July 13-29, 2012 A Collaborative Project of the Outpost Performance Space, The Lensic Performing Arts Center & Santa Fe Jazz Foundation   Albuquerque, NM, June 18, 2012 – Outpost Performance Space, The Lensic Performing Arts Center and the Santa Fe Jazz Foundation are proud to announce the Seventh Annual New Mexico Jazz Festival, July 13-29, 2012. This bi-city, collaborative effort between three of the most respected non-profit jazz presenters in the state will once again feature concerts and events at indoor and outdoor [Read More]

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