Tag Archives: New Mexico

13Jan/19

Campground Review | Haystack Mountain OHV Area | Roswell, NM

“Beautiful Area in SW New Mexico” Haystack Mountain OHV Area is a great spot to stay near Roswell, NM. We were there the end of October 2018 and were the only ones in the campground. Not sure how busy it might get when the off-roaders are there but it was super quiet and peaceful during our stay. Great facilities for the price. Clean vault toilets and 2 handicap accessible sites with sidewalks leading to theRead More…

06Dec/18

Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta – Night Balloon Glow!

We saved the Best for Last! Twinkling Balloons! Night Balloon Glow! ✔️About this Episode: We wrapped up our visit to the 2018 Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta with the last session, Night Balloon Glow. This “display of fire” is a spectacular event where many balloons inflate and light up. These hot air balloons are truly beautiful lit up at night. It was fun to hear the crowd countdown and then see all the balloons light upRead More…

29Nov/18

Our 1st Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta 2018

 “Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta was simply awesome.”  Opening Day ✔️About this Episode: October 2018 was our very first Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta and it was simply awesome. This was opening day of Balloon Fiesta 2018 and we were so excited. Not really sure what we expected but we were blown away with the entire event. We dry camped at the Fiesta for 2 weeks. During which time we captured some pretty remarkable shots and videoRead More…

21Nov/18

2018 Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta – Simba is that you?

Come along and join us as we take a walk inside the Lion. Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta October 2018 was our very first Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta and it was simply awesome. We had such a great time, met so many wonderful RV’ers and took hundreds of pictures and hours of video. We dry camped at the Fiesta for 2 weeks. During which time we captured some pretty remarkable shots and video that we’re very excitedRead More…

23Oct/18

6 Random Facts about the Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta 

6 Random Facts about the Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta The Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta went from a small gathering of 13 balloons in 1972. The Balloon Fiesta has grown to become the largest balloon events in the world. It is held each year during the first week in October, the Balloon Fiesta now attracts almost 600 balloons and 1000 pilots. The Balloon Fiesta is the most photographed event on the planet. April 8, 1972, First Event Date The AlbuquerqueRead More…

03May/18

Boondocking Review: Holloman Lake – New Mexico

“Beautiful camping just outside of White Sands National Monument thanks to the USAF!!” Lake Holloman We loved this spot just down the street from White Sands National Monument. Thanks to the United States Air Force and the Holloman AFB Commander for allowing free camping here. Although the lake was awesome, the sunset was absolutely amazing and the cell coverage allowed us to work without interruption there are a couple of nuances I feel compelled toRead More…

02May/18

Boondocking Review: Mile 10 Dispersed Camping, Whites City, NM

“Perfect Boondocking for Carlsbad Caverns. Can be very windy!” Mile 10 Dispersed Camping We stayed only a couple of miles down the road from White’s City and the National Park entrance. If you need fuel, groceries, laundry, etc. its an easy 20-mile drive into the town of Carlsbad for “normal” prices. We boondocked at Mile 10 Dispersed for 4 nights and although close to the highway the traffic noise was relatively quiet. The worst partRead More…

01May/18

White Sands National Monument, New Mexico

We’ve been pretty busy driving since we left Oklahoma on April 15th. We stopped at a pretty awesome City Park overnight in Abilene, TX before making our way to New Mexico to visit Carlsbad Caverns National Park for a week, then onto White Sands National Monument in Alamogordo, New Mexico! Last time we visited was in 1992 and were just as in awe of the sand dunes back then! We had never seen anything like it,Read More…

03Apr/18

The Beginning of Our Summer 2018 Travels

  The Beginning of Our Summer 2018 Travels It is an exciting time when leaving again after six months of not traveling. The weather was starting to get a little to warm in Southern Arizona so we started packing up in late March.  The second year of travel in our RV full-time and we’re so excited for this year’s adventures. We began our trip, Easter weekend, with a family visit before beginning our summer adventure.Read More…