My favorite photos of beautiful New Mexico, USA – – taken with my inexpensive pocket camera

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(CLICK ABOVE FOR ENLARGEMENT – – Sandia Mountains at sundown as seen from the Village of Corrales, New Mexico, USA – – a week or so before snow started falling).

(CLICK ABOVE FOR ENLARGEMENT – – from Rio Rancho, January 2, 2019, with the Sandia Mountains in the background, temperature 23 degrees F (-5 degrees C)  – – This was taken with my iPhone 6 camera)

(CLICK ABOVE FOR ENLARGEMENT – – from Rio Rancho, January 2, 2019, with the Sandia Mountains in the background, temperature 23 degrees F (-5 degrees C)

(CLICK ABOVE FOR ENLARGEMENT – – Too cold to be sitting on this public bench to enjoy this beautiful winter scenery in Rio Rancho, New Mexico, December 28, 2018, 10 a.m. – – with the Sandia Mountains and the village of Corrales in the background……temperature 27 degrees F (- 3 degrees C)

(CLICK ABOVE FOR ENLARGEMENT – – Moonrise in Corrales, New Mexico – – Looking at the northern end of the Sandia Mountains, as seen from Corrales – December 22, 2018, 6:30 pm.)

(CLICK ABOVE FOR ENLARGEMENT – – the Sandia Mountains, as seen from Rio Rancho – December 20, 2018, 4:30 pm, temperature 50 degrees F (10 degrees C).   It’s the same old scenery but I never get tired of it – -taken at a public nature trailway that separates Corrales from Rio Rancho.)

(CLICK ABOVE FOR ENLARGEMENT – -Eastern portion of the City of Rio Rancho, with the Sandia Mountains in the background and Albuquerque way in the distance.

Rio Rancho is a modern city, the third largest city in New Mexico with a population of 100,000.  Area wise, it’s so spacious and spread out that there are no need for any tall buildings.  There is no “downtown” in this city.  The tallest building in Rio Rancho is a 5 story hospital.  And that’s about it, except for a couple or three more office buldings 3 or 4 stories tall.)

(CLICK ABOVE FOR ENLARGEMENT – – the volcanoes outside Albuquerque, as seen from the west end of Southern Blvd. in Rio Rancho, November 30, 2018, 4:30 p.m., temperature 43 F   (6 C)

(CLICK ABOVE PHOTOS FOR ENLARGEMENT – – this is why I love New Mexico, USA – – the sunsets here are so amazing it’s almost out of this world – – November 28, 2018, 5 p.m. looking west on 528, a block away from the Cottonwood Mall of Albuquerque’s west side – – here in New Mexico one can enjoy beautiful sunsets even in the city, you don’t even have to drive to the desert!!)

(CLICK ABOVE FOR ENLARGEMENT – – The Sandia Mountains, as seen from Westside Blvd. near Golf Course Rd. – – 4:45 p.m., it’s rush hour, folks coming back from work from Albuquerque, coming back to Rio Rancho)

(CLICK ABOVE FOR ENLARGEMENT – – from the eastern edge of Rio Rancho, with the Sandia Mountains and Albuquerque in the distance toward the right, September 23, 2018 – – 7:30 p.m., temperature 24 degrees C, 76 degrees F)

(CLICK ABOVE FOR ENLARGEMENT – – The majestic Manzano Mountains way in the distance, as seem from Albuquerque’s west side, taken on November 27, 2018, 4:45 p.m., temperature 47 degrees F  (8 degrees C) – – you can seen downtown Albuquerque in the distance)

(CLICK ABOVE FOR ENLARGEMENT – – I never get tired of looking at our beautiful Sandia Mountains as they change colors from pink to purple – – seen from the eastern edge of Rio Rancho, looking at Albuquerque, way in the distance towards the right.)

(CLICK ABOVE FOR ENLARGEMENT – – Around this time of the year, it’s too cold to be sitting out there on a public bench at the nature trail way.
November 22, 2015…..5 p.m…..looking at the Sandia Mountains (“watermelon” mountains) from Rio Rancho, New Mexico, U.S.A……temperature 42 degrees F, 5 degrees C  –  unfortunately it wasn’t a full moon, but it was better than no moon at all.)

(CLICK ABOVE FOR ENLARGEMENT – – Morning has begun – – from my favorite spot, a public nature trail area in Rio Rancho – – taken on April 27, 2017, 6:20 a.m., temperature 43 degrees F, 7 degrees C.   The temperature is just about the same, whether it’s in April or in November)

(CLICK ABOVE FOR ENLARGEMENT – – Looking at the distant Vulcan volcanoes of Albuquerque, as seen from Coors Blvd. and Montano – – November 14, 2015, 4:30 p.m., temperature 48 degrees F   (9 degrees C)

(CLICK TO ENLARGE ABOVE – – Distant view of the Sandia Mountains on the left and the Manzano Mountains on the right, taken from Riverview Park on Albuquerque’s west side)

(CLICK TO ENLARGE ABOVE – – Distant view of the majestic Manzano Mountains, taken from Albuquerque’s Central Avenue and the Rio Grande bridge)

(CLICK TO ENLARGE ABOVE – – My favorite volcanoes as seen from Central Avenue and the Rio Grande bridge in Albuquerque)

(CLICK ABOVE FOR ENLARGEMENT – – Early evening view of the volcanoes in the distance, taken from Central Avenue and the Rio Grande bridge in Albuquerque)

(CLICK ABOVE FOR ENLARGEMENT – – distant view of the Cabezon Peak on the right, taken from Hwy 550 between San Ysidro and Cuba)

(CLICK ABOVE FOR ENLARGEMENT – – Close-up shot of amazing sunset, looking at the volcanoes in the distance, taken from near Paseo del Norte and Louisiana Blvd., in the Sandia Heights area of Albuquerque)

(CLICK ABOVE FOR ENLARGEMENT – – Amazing sunset, as seen from near Paseo del Norte and Louisiana Blvd. in the Sandia Heights area of Albuquerque)

(CLICK ABOVE FOR ENLARGEMENT – – Lingering white clouds over the Sandia Mountains, taken from the east end of Rio Rancho)

CLICK ABOVE FOR ENLARGEMENT – – This is where I find peace and tranquility, taken from inside the Coronado Monument in Bernalillo)

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