We had a fun weekend in Albuquerque and Santa Fe with my folks. I posted pics to Instagram if you want to follow me there I have the same name: Cottingh1234. I also posted pictures to Picasa and anyone in my Circles on Google+ can view those, but you can also link here:
From the base of Sandia Peak:
It was cold! But we enjoyed the scenery and the Albuquerque/Santa Fe food and craft beer options. We stayed in a great hotel in Albuquerque: Hotel Parq Central And we had some excellent green chili burgers and beer at B2B. We had just binge-watched the full run of "Breaking Bad" which has inspired some head-scratching tourism:
It's not as if "Breaking Bad" made Albuquerque look like a nice place. Most of the tourism and out-of-state/foreign money is usually spent up in Santa Fe, though, so if Albuquerque can make a buck off of it's new infamy, good for Albuquerque.