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Anna Horner

About Me
My name is Anna Horner, and I am a yoga teacher. I love living in Albuquerque, New Mexico because almost everyone smiles and says hello
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You have to go to
The Bosque along the Rio Grande
Here's one fun activity you can do
Soak in the peace and quite and healing waters of Betty's Baths.
Don't forget to check out one of my favorite places
Hyder Park is a manageable oasis of deciduous tree-spotting on sloping, grassy park grounds. It's a special place because it's welcoming, and anyone who comes here immediately feels like it's theirs and that they've been here forever.
Enjoy a meal at my favorite restaurant
Barelas Coffee House for traditional food among the long-time locals, or Cocina Azul if you want tasty, New Mexican cuisine done right.
Here's a doable bucket list for you to do in one day
1. Go for breakfast at Crown Panaderia
2. Head to Old Town Plaza to check out the galleries, visit to the old church to see Virgin of Guadalupe and just soak up Plaza life.
3. Afterwards, spend some time at the botanical gardens and be sure to get to the Japanese Gardens at the back.
4. Take Tingly Road down along the river, stopping to get out and walk around in the Bosque. You'll also enjoy a close look at the great Rio Grande.
5. Take Bridge Avenue into the wider Spanish-speaking South Valley and drive around to get a feel for this unique part of an urban city. You'll want to stop at one of the restaurants and have an authentic Mexican or even Argentinian lunch - see if you can find the "Pupuseria."
6. After lunch, go relax at Betty's Baths in the North Valley.
7. Then, gear up for a drive to the top of the Sandias for sunset.
8. Stop at the big market at the bottom of the foothills and grab some snacks for dinner. Also, be sure to check out the thrift shops and quaint museums on the way up. You'll also want to bring not only your camera but a warm jacket, because the top of the Sandias is about 11,000 feet.
9. Enjoy the beautiful sunset and take a moment to be still and feel the expanse that gives Albuquerque's mother state its name. "the Land of Enchantment."
10. Head back down the mountain and grab a beer at Tractor in the trendy Nob Hill neighborhood. And then head down town to Marble Brewery, the first and arguably the best craft brew in the city. Introduce yourself to locals at the communal picnic tables outside, tell them about your day and ask them what they would have added!
My extra insider tip for you is
There are great events at the National Hispanic Cultural Center.
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