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Thursday, May 16, 2013

Exploring New Mexico, from native pueblos to Georgia O’Keeffe

A balloon glides over the waters of the Rio Grande river and its forested shores near Albuquerque, N.M. With most days offering sunny, clear weather in Albuquerque, the city has become known for its balloon rides, including its annual International Balloon Fiesta.