Winter Hike at the Sandia Crest

What became a winter hike through the snow in the Sandia mountains started out as a planned snowshoe hike, but we kind of messed that up. Find A Winter Hike Every Sunday, my best friend and I have been out hiking. Luckily it snowed in the mountains a week ago, so we...

Shanghai: The Bund, the Pearl Tower, and Acrobatics

Not a Good StartThe day didn't start out so great. I'm tired, cranky, and sitting on a bus with a guide who talks nonstop. I'm not sure I'll ever take another tour like this again because of the feeling that I don't have any choices.I feel the urge to run off the bus,...

Trip to China: ABQ to LA to Beijing

Our first park we found - people were dancingand enjoying the outdoors, even though it wasa bit cold.My friends and I decided we needed an overseas trip, and without a specific location in mind we went searching for a deal. We found a good deal through China Spree, a...

Frijoles Canyon, Bandelier National Park, New Mexico

It's time to do some more hiking!Calm waters and colorful rocksFrijoles at BandelierWe were looking for a place untouched by the fires last year and we thought Frijoles Canyon would be a good bet. Fire no, at least not on the lower half, but there is a lot of evidence...