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Ballooning Tops List for Geek Travelers

Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta

Sep 29, 2015

From Vagabondish.com

From New Mexico in general and the area around Albuquerque, in particular, have been a haven for geeky travelers long before Heisenberg ever “graduated” from high school chemistry to hardcore “cooking”. If you’re a nerd through-and-through — someone who appreciates a good nuclear museum or the physics behind hot air ballooning, ABQ (as it’s known to locals) should be at the top of your bucket list.

Their number one reason is the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta:

There are balloon rides, races, music, photo contests, food … it’s like Burning Man, but without all the hippies and insane desert heat.