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The Paleta Bar | Santa Fe’s newest frozen delight
Paleta bar options at The Paleta Bar in Santa Fe, NM

Veronica Ortiz had dreamed of owning a paleta store and when she and her husband, John, stopped at the Paleta Bar in Bernalillo, they decided they wanted in. Just over a year later, they are co-owners of three Paleta Bars as well as a Paleta Bar Café in Albuquerque, along with their partners, Marcos and Yesica Palafox. So, what is a paleta? Basically, John explains, “paleta” is what an ice pop is called in Mexico. But the Paleta Bar doesn’t … Read More

Balloons Over Angel Fire

Albuquerque doesn’t have the monopoly on balloon festivals, and Angel Fire isn’t just known for great skiing and terrain parks. Balloons Over Angel Fire is a three-day event over Father’s Day weekend, which is one of the few high-mountain hot air balloon events in the country that doesn’t have huge crowds and costly fees.  Balloons Over Angel Fire takes place at the Angel Fire airport, June 17 – 19, 2022, 7 a.m. – 11 p.m. Watching 40+ hot air balloons … Read More

Climbing Truchas Peak in the Pecos Wilderness
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I don’t remember exactly when Truchas Peak first got its hooks in me, just that it was early in my life. On frequent trips to Taos, I remember begging my father from the backseat to take the highroad home to Santa Fe, especially in winter, so I could stare at the peak bathing in the pink last rays of daylight. I also remember learning that trucha meant trout in Spanish, and, being a trout geek, I thought it the coolest … Read More